Freedom summer. Mississippi.1964. / Freedom summer American Experience Films ; Firelight Films ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Cyndee Readdean ; series producer, Susan Bellows ; a Firelight Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation. - Wide screen version. , United States. - 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. - DVD video 4 3/4 in. - American Experience. .

Edited by Aljernon Tunsil ; original music by Tom Phillips ; director of photography, Antonio Rossi ; senior producer, Sharon Grimberg ; executive producer, Mark Samels. Edited by Aljernon Tunsil ; original music by Tom Phillips ; director of photography, Antonio Rossi ; senior producer, Sharon Grimberg ; executive producer, Mark Samels.

Voice over actors, Catherine Taormina, Brian Hopson.

Originally produced as an episode of the PBS television program American Experience on June 24, 2014.

"In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation's most segregated states ... even in the face of intimidation, physical violence, and death"--Container.

Rating: TV-PG.


DVD, NTSC, region 1, wide screen, 5.1 surround.


In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).

Official selection, Sundance Film Festival 2014.

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FRSU601 PBS

Midwest Tape http://www.midwesttapes.com


1900-1999


African Americans--Suffrage--History--Mississippi--20th century.
Civil rights movements--History--Mississippi--20th century.
Ethnicity--Mississippi--20th century.
Political activists--Mississippi--20th century.
Racism--History--Mississippi--20th century.
African Americans--Civil rights--History--Mississippi--20th century.
Civil rights workers--History--Mississippi--20th century.
African Americans--Civil rights.
African Americans--Suffrage.
Civil rights movements.
Civil rights workers.
Ethnicity.
Political activists.
Race relations.
Racism.
DVD videodisc.


Mississippi--Race relations--History--20th century.
Mississippi.


Television programs--United States.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
History.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs--United States.

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