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The road to Brown

Author: William A ElwoodMykola KulishLarry AdelmanGary WeimbergLarry DaressaAll authors
Publisher: [San Francisco] : California Newsreel, 1990.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Tells the story of the legal campaign that led to the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision in 1954; presents the role of Charles Hamilton Houston, chief counsel to the NAACP, in the cases which led to Brown vs. Board of Education. Gives a history of segregation, Jim Crow Laws, the NAACP and biographical information on persons influential in the desegregation movement.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
History
Feature films
Documentary films
Biography
Additional Physical Format: The road to Brown
1990
(OCoLC)23479195
Named Person: Charles Hamilton Houston; Charles Hamilton Houston
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William A Elwood; Mykola Kulish; Larry Adelman; Gary Weimberg; Larry Daressa; Steven A Jones; Yasha Aginsky; California Newsreel (Firm); University of Virginia.
ISBN: 9781572541191 1572541199
OCLC Number: 705270691
Credits: Camera, Brad Shapiro; edited by Gary Weimberg, Yasha Aginsky.
Performer(s): Narrator: Steven Anthony Jones.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: a film from California Newsreel ; a presentation of the University of Virginia ; executive producer, William Elwood ; produced and directed by Mykola Kulish ; written by William Elwood, Larry Adelman, Gary Weimberg, Larry Daressa, Mykola Kulish.

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Tells the story of the legal campaign that led to the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision in 1954; presents the role of Charles Hamilton Houston, chief counsel to the NAACP, in the cases which led to Brown vs. Board of Education. Gives a history of segregation, Jim Crow Laws, the NAACP and biographical information on persons influential in the desegregation movement.
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