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Freedom riders

This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplis...

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Corporate Author: Firelight Media.
Other Authors: Nelson, Stanley, 1955-, Grant, Laurens., Arsenault, Raymond., Phillips, Tom., PBS Distribution (Firm), WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), WGBH Educational Foundation.
Format: Online Video DVD
Language: English
Published: [United States] : PBS Distribution, 2011
Edition: [Widescreen presentation]
Series: American Experience
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Summary: This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplishment of youth and what can result from the incredible combination of personal conviction and the courage to organize against all odds.
Item Description: Based in part on the book Freedom riders: 1961 and the struggle for racial justice, by Raymond Arsenault.
Originally produced as a documentary in 2010.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio.
Audience: Not rated.
Awards: Nominated, Best Documentary Screenplay (Stanley Nelson), 2011 Writers Guild of America Awards ; Official Selection, 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Production Credits: Editors, Lewis Erskine, Aljernon Tunsil ; original music, Tom Phillips ; director of photography, Robert Shepard.
ISBN: 9781608834013
1608834018
Access: FOR HOME USE ONLY