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Title Freedom's call / by Richard Breyer
Published New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (47 min.)
Series Black studies in video
Summary "Two African-American journalists who covered the events of the Civil rights movement in the fifties and sixties return to the deep South where it all took place. The journalists are Dorothy Gilliam,who later became first female African American reporter at The Washington Post, and Ernest Withers, renowned photographer whose photos were published in the black press, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. Their journey brings back memories of those turbulent times. They travel to Memphis, Little Rock, Oxford, Jackson and the Mississippi Delta. Along the way they stop to meet with Minniejean Brown Trickey, one of The Little Rock Nine, and James Meredith, the first African- American to attend The University of Mississippi. Symbolic of the progress made is that today the travelers stay at the Peabody Hotel, from which they would have been barred back then. Photographs, newspaper clips and eyewitness accounts brings the heroic struggle alive, a struggle in which these two courageous journalists participated and recorded for posterity. "--Original container
Notes Previously published as DVD
Title from resource description page (viewed Apr. 26, 2012)
Previously released as DVD
This edition in English
Subject African Americans.
Civil rights.
Genre/Form Nonfiction films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Breyer, Richard, 1941-
Gilliam, Dorothy Butler, 1936-
Meredith, James, 1933-
Trickey, Minnijean Brown.
Withers, Ernest C., 1922-2007.
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