Voices Of Freedom: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement From the 1950s Through the 1980s

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Random House, Apr 30, 2011 - History - 720 pages
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In this monumental volume, Henry Hampton and Steve Fayer draw upon nearly one thousand interviews with civil rights activists, politicians, reporters, Justice Department officials, and hundreds of ordinary people who took part in the struggle, weaving a fascinating narrative of the civil rights movement told by the people who lived it.

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The PBS series Eyes on the Prize, parent to a narrative history of the U.S. civil right movement (of the same name, LJ 1/87), now begets a second book, excerpts from the project's interview bank. The ... Read full review

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Henry Hampton is executive producer of Eyes On The Prize and the founder of Blackside, Inc., the independent production company that has collected the great oral history archive of the civil rights movement. Steve Fayer is the Emmy Award-winning series writer.

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