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Eyes on the Prize

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The story of America's civil rights during the years 1954-65, told in six parts by the men and women who fought the second American revolution.
3: Ain't Scared of Your Jails
(1960-61). By 1960 the black community had perfected the art of non-violent demonstrations.
Protestors simply allowed themselves to be arrested. In the presidential campaign of the same year both candidates supported civil rights with a wary eye on possible repercussions on the white vote in the south. Martin Luther King
's arrest put their sympathies to the test. The Kennedy brothers took action, and the black vote, at least, was assured. Producer Orlando Bagwell
A Blackside Inc production (R)

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Unknown: Martin Luther King
Producer: Orlando Bagwell

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