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Author Else, Jon, 1944- author.

Title True south : Henry Hampton and eyes on the prize, the landmark television series that reframed the civil rights movement / Jon Else.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Viking, [2017]

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 Bloomfield, McMahon Wintonbury Library - Adult Department  323.1196 ELS    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  323.1196 ELS    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  305.8 ELSE    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  323.1196 ELSE    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  323.1196 ELS    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  305.8 ELSE    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  305.8 EL    Check Shelf
Description 404 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-389) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Cave painting: 1940-67 -- Racism is like a loaded gun: 1968-78 -- America, we loved you madly: 1978-82 -- Last visionary standing: 1983-85 -- The revolution will be televised: 1985 -- Mother ship -- Not the other man's county: fall 1985 -- On the road: 1985-86 -- Mississippi goddamn: 1963, 1964, 1985 -- Crossroads: 1964 -- Emmett Till's hometown: winter 1985 -- Hunter-gatherers: winter 1985-86 -- True south? -- Messy history: 1986 -- The Selma show: 1986 -- It's our flag too: 1986 -- A great story -- A great healing machine: 1987 -- Will the circle be unbroken: 1998 -- Freedom is a constant struggle: 1998-2016 -- Epilogue.
Summary Presents the inside story of the making of one of the most important and influential TV shows in history and of its legacy as the film that reframed the entire history of the Civil Rights movement permanently.
Subject Eyes on the prize (Television program)
Hampton, Henry, 1940-1998 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans on television.
Race relations on television.
United States -- Race relations.
Added Title Henry Hampton and eyes on the prize, the landmark television series that reframed the civil rights movement
Other Form: Online version: Else, Jon, 1944- author. True south New York : Viking, 2017 9781101980958
ISBN 9781101980934 (hardcover)
1101980931 (hardcover)
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