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Record: Eyes on the Prize: Americas Civil Rights Years, Aint Scared of Your Jails (1960-61)


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Eyes on the Prize: Americas Civil Rights Years, Aint Scared of Your Jails (1960-61)

Video Call Number: Part Number: Location:
2 3 Biddle Law Library

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PBS Video

Year: Running Time: Format:
1986 1:00 VHS

Summary:

Sit-ins and freedom rides were added to non-violent civil rights tactics. The focus changes from legal challenges to personal and group confrontations. Includes lunch counter sit-ins and their impact on the Kennedy and Nixon presidential race of 1960, the formation of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, and the freedom rides of 1961.

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