The Resource A History of black achievement in America, Civil rights | New age, produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; director, Scott Gordon ; writers, Ron G. Meyer, Mark Reeder, Alphonse Keasley, (videorecording)

A History of black achievement in America, Civil rights | New age, produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; director, Scott Gordon ; writers, Ron G. Meyer, Mark Reeder, Alphonse Keasley, (videorecording)

Label
A History of black achievement in America, Civil rights | New age
Title
A History of black achievement in America
Title part
  • Civil rights
  • New age
Statement of responsibility
produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; director, Scott Gordon ; writers, Ron G. Meyer, Mark Reeder, Alphonse Keasley
Title variation
Black achievement in America
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Documents black achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of the country, and its influence on current events. Highlighted are the many contributions of black Americans that have influenced and shaped the history of the United States
Related
Cataloging source
CNU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Co-producers, Ronald C. Meyer, Alphonse Keasley, Jr. ; original music, David Arkenstone
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Language note
Soundtrack in English; subtitles available in English or Spanish
LC call number
E185
LC item number
.H572 2005
PerformerNote
Hosted by James Avery
Runtime
54
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A History of black achievement in America, Civil rights | New age, produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; director, Scott Gordon ; writers, Ron G. Meyer, Mark Reeder, Alphonse Keasley, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
DVD extras include historical documents, photo gallery, teacher's guide
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • 1963: Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his I Have a Dream speech
  • program 8.
  • New Age.
  • 1967: Muhammad Ali refuses induction into the U.S. Army on religious grounds
  • 1967: Thurgood Marshall first Black U.S. Supreme Court justice
  • 1977: Alex Haley's Roots: the saga of an American family appears on TV
  • 2001: Colin Powell appointed Secretary of State
  • 2004: Neil deGrasse Tyson becomes Astrophysics' superstar
  • Program 7.
  • Civil Rights.
  • 1950: Ralph Bunche wins the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1950: Gwendolyn Brooks becomes the first Black recipient of the Pulitzer Prize
  • 1954: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
  • 1955: Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat to a White passenger on a Montgomery bus
  • 1956: Althea Gibson, first Black woman to win a tennis grand slam event
  • 1959: Lorraine Hansberry's play A Raisin in the sun is produced
Control code
ocm62097231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (54 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002953
Other physical details
sd. col.with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62097231
System details
DVD; Hi-definition, enhanced
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A History of black achievement in America, Civil rights | New age, produced by Centre Communications, Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; director, Scott Gordon ; writers, Ron G. Meyer, Mark Reeder, Alphonse Keasley, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
DVD extras include historical documents, photo gallery, teacher's guide
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • 1963: Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his I Have a Dream speech
  • program 8.
  • New Age.
  • 1967: Muhammad Ali refuses induction into the U.S. Army on religious grounds
  • 1967: Thurgood Marshall first Black U.S. Supreme Court justice
  • 1977: Alex Haley's Roots: the saga of an American family appears on TV
  • 2001: Colin Powell appointed Secretary of State
  • 2004: Neil deGrasse Tyson becomes Astrophysics' superstar
  • Program 7.
  • Civil Rights.
  • 1950: Ralph Bunche wins the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1950: Gwendolyn Brooks becomes the first Black recipient of the Pulitzer Prize
  • 1954: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
  • 1955: Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat to a White passenger on a Montgomery bus
  • 1956: Althea Gibson, first Black woman to win a tennis grand slam event
  • 1959: Lorraine Hansberry's play A Raisin in the sun is produced
Control code
ocm62097231
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (54 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739815002953
Other physical details
sd. col.with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)62097231
System details
DVD; Hi-definition, enhanced
Video recording format
DVD

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