This is a documentary series about the glory years of the American civil rights movement, starting in 1955 with the murder of Emmett Till and the subsequent trial and ending with the civil rights march to Selma in 1965. Along the way, the series touches on the major figures of the movement, such as Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks, and major incidents, such as the Little Rock school riots and the Montgomery, Alabama, transit boycott. —Kenneth Chisholm <email@example.com>
One Of The Best Documentaries Ever Made
This is the most comprehensive, detailed, and informative series of any covering the Civil Rights struggles from the early stages through the 1980's. This is a must see for any person looking to get information and insight on what the struggle for equality was like for black people in America. They compile actual footage from historical events, along with interviews with some of the people who were actually there. This series will make you go through a range of emotions as you actually feel of part of the history that you are viewing. Julian Bond, (who participated in many of these events) does a masterful job a narrating the entire series. This is one series that you must have in your collection.
- Sep 26, 2006
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