Civil Rights Movement and Television

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Title:Civil Rights movement and television | The Civil Rights movement and television

Web site with an article explaining the role and influence of television during the Civil Rights movement in the United States. The article covers the movement from the 1955 murder of Emmett Till through the 1968 assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, race riots, and the backlash against civil rights leading to the election of Richard Nixon. The site also includes a list of further resources including books and a streaming version of a documentary about Arthur Kinoy.

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Types:Articles | Text
Subjects:African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights movements--United States | Mass media--United States | Television broadcasting of news--United States | Television and politics--United States | African Americans on television | Television broadcasting--Influence | United States--Race relations--History--20th century | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Institution:Museum of Broadcast Communications
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Museum of Broadcast Communication

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