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Eyes on the Prize

Description

This landmark series, which first premiered in 1987, documents the history of the civil rights movement in America. Produced by Blackside, segments include the Montgomery bus boycott of 1954, school desegregation in 1957 Arkansas, the right-to-vote battle within Mississippi, the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The series has been honored with a George Foster Peabody Award, an International Documentary Award, Television Critics Association Award and numerous Emmy Awards.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Power! 1966-1968

    Carl Stokes becomes mayor of Cleveland; the Black Panthers form; Brooklyn parents and teachers clash. (60 minutes)

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  • The Promised Land 1967-1968

    Martin Luther King Jr. publicly opposes the war in Vietnam; Poor People's Campaign; Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tenn. (60 minutes)

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