The rise and fall of Jim Crow

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Summary

  • A 4-part series offering the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement presenting the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed.

Notes

  • Videodisc release of a 2002 television program.
  • DVD.
  • Closed-captioned.

Contents

  • Promises betrayed (1865-1896) -- Fighting back (1896-1917) -- Don't shout too soon (1917-1940) -- Terror and triumph (1940-1954)
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