Eyes on the Prize

Season 1 Episode 1

Awakenings - 1954-1956

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Aired Unknown Jan 21, 1987 on
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Awakenings - 1954-1956
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From PBS - A look at the events in post-World War II America that led to the civil rights protests and marches. The program depicts Southern race discrimination that prevailed at the beginning of the civil rights movement's activities. The program examines two key events in the civil rights struggle: the lynching in Mississippi of 14-year-old Emmett Till, and the Montgomery, Alabama, boycott that forced the desegregation of public buses.moreless

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