1 streaming video file (47 min.) : sd., col, digital file.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 15, 2012.
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Introduction: Saviors (1:38) -- Marion Anderson (2:13) -- King at Lincoln Memorial (1:35) -- Civil Rights Complacency (1:41) -- Civil Rights and Economic Rights (3:14) -- African-Americans and the Supreme Court (1:53) -- Brown v. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (2:04) -- No Date to Stop Bussing (1:51) -- Eisenhower and Little Rock (1:41) -- Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (2:41) -- Reagan Remakes Court (2:33) -- Marshall's Thoughts on Activism (0:58) -- Jesse Jackson on Presidential Leadership (1:41) -- Ward on Presidential Leadership (1:42) -- Reagan's Record (2:52) -- Reagan and Race (2:44) -- George Bush and Race (3:36) -- Adam Clayton Powell (2:09) -- Rangel's Agenda (1:29) -- William Gray (1:51) -- Black Faith in America (2:32) -- Additional Resources & Credits: Saviors (1:08)
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This program provides insight into the role of the federal government in legislating and enforcing rights for African Americans. It tells the story of the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, a landmark in the battle to end segregation in public schools. Rep. William Gray, William Coleman, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Vernon Jordan, Jr., and Rep. John Lewis assess the Supreme Court's role in civil rights and the impact of the Reagan/Bush era on the civil rights movement.
6 & up.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Films Media Group.