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At the River I Stand - The Climax of the Civil Rights Movement
Memphis, Spring 1968 marked the dramatic climax of the Civil Rights movement. AT THE RIVER I STAND skillfully reconstructs the two eventful months that transformed a strike by Memphis sanitation worker into a national conflagration, and disentangles the complex historical…
King: Legacy Of A Dream
Legacy of a Dream is a 24 minute film that uses selected footage from the 180 minute Academy Award nominated documentary "King: A Filmed Record; Montgomery to Memphis" to present a shorter account of Dr. King's non-violent campaign for civil…
King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery To Memphis
Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis is a monumental documentary that follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 to 1968, in his rise from regional activist to world-renowned leader of the Civil…
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Martin Luther King, Jr: I Have A Dream
Part of the Series: Global Leader & Presidential Speeches Collection
This historical compilation features highlights of major speeches given by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. - August 28, 1963 Brown Chapel, Selma, Alabama - March 8, 1965 Final Speech, day before Dr. King`s Assassination -…
The March
PBS
'The March', is a feature documentary, a celebratory story of the renowned 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom - largely remembered for Martin Luther Kings' world famous and iconic 'I Have a Dream' speech delivered on the steps…
Martin Luther King: Death In Memphis
Part of the Series: Political Assassination Series
In April, 1968, Rev. Martin Luther King was at the height of his public popularity. But J. Edgar Hoover, the head of the FBI, had an obsessional hatred of King and was determined to silence him. On April 4th, King…
Martin Luther King, Jr: We Shall Overcome
Part of the Series: Global Leader & Presidential Speeches Collection
This historical compilation features highlights of major speeches given by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Protests The Presidents of the United States John F. Kennedy Lyndon Baines Johnson The Violence vx. Non-Violence Debate Racism and Injustice Viet Nam…
In Remembrance of Martin
PBS
Personal comments from family, friends, and advisors fill this remarkable documentary honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coretta Scott King joins the Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Julian Bond, Jimmy Carter, the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Senator Edward Kennedy, John Lewis, Bishop Desmond…
Martin Luther King, Jr: Been To The Mountaintop
Part of the Series: Global Leader & Presidential Speeches Collection
Seen and heard in this original footage are the highlights of dramatic speeches and coversations spanning 1956 to 1968, including his last address on April 3, 1968, the night before his assassination in Memphis, Tennessee. Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Alabama -…
Activists
Part of the Series: Advocates of Change
They have made a difference and revolutionized the world. They come from all walks of life and from all corners of the globe. These remarkable individuals have pioneered, developed and forever improved their industry and the world in which we…
I Have a Dream: The Nature of Great Speaking
This fascinating film analyzes why Martin Luther King Jr.'s extraordinary 1963 speech was so effective. The film combines film sequences from the speech, historical photos from the Civil Rights movement, and graphics with an appreciative and probing examination of King's…
Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine
An African American gospel choir is the Greek chorus for a Palestinian play on Martin Luther King which tours the West Bank preaching nonviolence. The choir is apprehensive about working with Palestinians whose American media image is that of angry,…
Speeches That Changed The World
Words and delivery can combine to galvanize an audience, creating 'I remember where I was when...' moments. JFK at the Brandenburg Gate or Martin Luther King at the Lincoln Memorial provide unforgettable examples that still stir today. This collection of…
Freedom March
Freedom March features the San Francisco civil rights protest march of May 26, 1963, sponsored by Bay Area black churches and the labor movement in support of the Birmingham, Alabama Campaign against segregation led by Martin Luther King, Jr. and…
Eyes on the Prize - America's Civil Rights Movement 1954-1985
PBS
Produced by Blackside, EYES ON THE PRIZE tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life,…
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