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