The Resource American experience, Freedom riders, (electronic resource)

American experience, Freedom riders, (electronic resource)

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American experience, Freedom riders
Title
American experience
Title part
Freedom riders
Title variation
Freedom riders
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eng
Summary
From May until December 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives - many endured savage beatings and imprisonment - for simply traveling together on buses as they journeyed through the Deep South. Determined to test and challenge segregated travel facilities, the Freedom Riders' were greeted with mob violence and bitter racism, sorely testing their belief in non-violent activism. From award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Freedom Riders features testimony from a fascinating cast of central characters; the Riders themselves, state and federal government officials, and journalists who witnessed the rides firsthand. Based on Raymond Arsenault's acclaimed book Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice, the two-hour documentary comes to PBS in May 2011, marking the 50th anniversary of the historic Rides
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Midwest
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videorecording
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  • American experience (Television program)
  • American experience (Television program)
Intended audience
Rated TVG
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No credits available
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
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  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Grant, Laurens
  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Phillips, Tom
  • Shepherd, Robert
  • Erskine, Lewis
  • Tunsil, Aljernon
  • hoopla digital
Runtime
120
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  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Freedom Rides, 1961
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Racism
  • Race discrimination
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • African Americans
  • Segregation
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
American experience, Freedom riders, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 120 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT10084561
Sound
sound
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sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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10084561
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(MWT)MWT10084561
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
American experience, Freedom riders, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 120 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT10084561
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
10084561
System control number
(MWT)MWT10084561
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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