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Title The rise and fall of Jim Crow [videorecording] / a co-production of Quest Productions, VideoLine Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  323.1196073 R492f 2002    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (224 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Note Videodisc release of a 2002 television production.
Credits Producers, Sam Pollard (ep. 1, 4), Richard Wormser (ep. 2, 4), Bill Jersey (ep. 3-4) ; directors, Bill Jersey (ep. 1, 3-4), Richard Wormser (ep. 2, 4) : writers, Bill Jersey (ep. 1, 3-4), Richard Wormser (2, 4) ; narrator, Richard Roundtree ; series producer, Richard Wormser ; music, Christopher Rife, Michael Bacon ; editors, Garrett Levin, Tom Hanake, Max Salomon, Pierre Valette ; director of photography, Brian Dowley.
Summary Offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This definitive four-part series documents the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed.
Contents Program 1. Promises betrayed (1865-1896) : Whites pass laws to segregate and disenfranchise African Americans ; Ida B. Wells and Booker T. Washington lead struggles for justice -- Program 2. Fighting back (1896-1917) : Black America's new middle class faces increasing white violence ; W.E.B. DuBois joins the NAACP -- Program 3. Don't shout too soon (1917-1940) : Returning Black WWI soldiers intensify calls for justice ; Charles Hamilton Houston wins the first Supreme Court victory -- Program 4. Terror and triumph (1940-1954) : Intense white violence will not stop triumphant freedom fighters ; The Brown v. Board of Education launches the civil rights movement.
Awards Winner of the Peabody Award and the IDA Achievement Award, 2003.
Subject African Americans -- Segregation -- History.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
United States -- Race relations.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Segregation -- Southern States -- History.
Segregation -- Law and legislation -- Southern States.
Racism -- Southern States.
Civil rights movements.
Documentary television programs.
Added Author Pollard, Sam.
Jersey, Bill.
Wormser, Richard, 1933-
Roundtree, Richard, 1942-
Quest Productions.
VideoLine (Firm)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

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