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African American History 1950 to 1970 & Civil Rights Movement

[King, Martin Luther] MLK: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Tapes: Featuring Speeches [SOUND RECORDING]

Contents: The great march to freedom (Detroit, June 23, 1963) -- The great march to Washington (Washington, D.C., August 18, 1963) -- Free at last (Atlanta, February 4, 1968) -- Eulogy (Cleveland, Ohio, April 5, 1968) / [by] Robert F. Kennedy.

[King, Martin Luther] Prophet of Peace: The Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929-1968

Narrated by fifteen Oakland, Calif., fifth-and sixth-graders. A unique animated biography of the great civil rights leader. Dr. King's entire life is covered, from his childhood through his early years as a Southern Baptist minister, his leadership role in the Montgomery boycott, the March on Washington, the voter registration drives, the march from Selma to Montgomery, and his assassination in 1968. Excerpts from two of King's most famous speeches are included, as are sketches of some of his closest associates. c1986. 24 min.

[King, Martin Luther] Speaking for America: Twelve National Leaders Talk About Their Visions for America. [Sound Recording]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is included in this series which features l2 prominent political leaders, journalists, and scholars discussing American life and values. 6 cassettes.

[King, Martin Luther] The Other America

Considered one of the key speeches of his career, civil rights leader Martin Luther King delivers an address entitled The Other America, which tells of the struggle of Black Americans to overcome poverty and achieve equal rights. A film by Allen Willis. Delivered at Stanford University on April 14, 1967.

[King, Martin Luther] We -- Rising Up From King's Legacy

"A poetic interweaving of community-individual actions rising up from Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy, facing painful remnants of our history and joining in hopeful actions engaging today's issues." Spiritual and moral lag -- Courting spiritual death -- Black man got to stand up now -- Much more work to do -- My ancestors were raped an' killed -- Are my hands clean?

[Malcolm X] Brother Minister: The Assassination of Malcolm X: El-Hajj Malik Shabazz

Brother minister is the explosive documentary that dares to reveal the mystery surrounding the assassination of Malcolm X, a truly American hero. It probes the innocence of two of the convicted assassins, reveals the true identities of the killers, examines the FBI and NYPD clandestine roles in the assassination through recently de-classified documents, and discovers the secret origin of the Nation of Islam and its political and religioius legacy in America. Directed and produced by Jack Baxter and Jefri Aalmuhammed. 1995? 115 min.

[Malcolm X] Death of a Prophet.

A docu-drama that follows Malcolm X on his last day, Sunday February 21, 1965. Stars Morgan Freeman et al. 60 min.

[Malcolm X] El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz (Malcolm X)

Focuses on the qualities and characteristics that predicated Malcolm X's rise as a leader and spokesman of the Black America Movement. 56 min.

[Malcolm X] Malcolm X: Make It Plain.

From the series, The American Experience, 1993. This definitive biography weaves together interviews, archival footage, photographs, and an original score to portray the fascinating intellectual journey of a complex man whose ideas resonate today. 150 min. (preservation copy) National Educational Film & Video Festival 1995 (Silver Apple).
Reviews and articles:
Journal of American History v81, n3 (Dec, 1994):1415 (2 pages))
Full-text review from:ABC-CLIO Video Rating Guide for Libraries

[Malcolm X] Malcolm X: Make It Plain.[Sound recording]

Ballot or the bullet speeches -- Common enemy speech (Bandung Conference) -- Unity rally speeches -- 1963 Detroit speeches including Leaders used against revolution. 270 min.