THE WHOLE WORLD WAS WATCHING Film Series part 3

 
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November 15, 2012 / 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM



Levitt Auditorium

Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment / 1963
Robert Drew, director / 52 minutes
Filmed by famed documentarians D. A. Pennebaker, Richard Leacock, and others, this film records
the conflict of President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert, the U.S. Attorney General, with
Governor George Wallace, over the integration of the University of Alabama.

Mississippi: Is This America? 1962–1964, Part Five, Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil
Rights Years
1986
Henry Hampton, director / 58 minutes
One of the 14-hour television series made by Blackside in Boston, this film depicts the murders
of Emmett Till, and later, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Micky Schwerner, and the activities
of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
 

View the entire series line-up of films, descriptions, and dates by clicking HERE.

ABOVE
March On Washington. Martin Luther King Jr. moments
after delivering his ‘I HAVE A DREAM’ speech

Lincoln Memorial, 1963 (Aug. 28)
(c) Dan Budnik 1999. The Menil Collection, Houston,
gift of Edmund Carpenter and Adelaide de Menil

 

 

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