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Resource: DVD (DV1547=) Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965     
Publisher: Blackside, Inc., 2010
Vendor: PBS
Length: 360 mins
Subject: African-American; Civil Rights; History; Human Rights; Prejudice; Public Education; Race Relations; Racism; Social Concerns; Social Justice
# Copies: 1
 Description: The Emmy Award-winning landmark civil rights series, Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, produced by Blackside, tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations continue to be felt today.

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965 (Season 1) covers all major events in the civil rights movement from 1954-1965.

Episodes include:
DV1547 Disc 1:
Awakenings (1954-1956)
Fighting Back (1957-1962)
DV1548 Disc 2:
Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)
No Easy Walk (1961-1963)
DV1549 Disc 3:
Mississippi: Is This America? (1962-1964)
Bridge to Freedom (1965)

Also, includes an interview with Henry Hampton.

Winner of six Emmy Awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, an International Documentary Award, and a Television Critics Association Award, Eyes on the Prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America.
Age Groups: Junior High; Senior High; Young Adult; Adult

Resources in this series:

  • (DV1547) Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years Disc 1
  • (DV1548) Eyes on the Prize America's Civil Rights Years Disc 2
  • (DV1549) Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years Disc 3


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