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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Eyes on the Prize: Back to the Movement (1979-1983) [Part 14 or 14] (1990)

  • Julian Bond
  • Eugene 'Bull' Connor
Power and powerlessness. Miami's black community -- pummelled by urban renewal, a lack of jobs, and police harassment -- explodes in rioting. But in Chicago, an unprecedented grassroots movement triumphs. Frustrated by decades of unfulfilled promises made by the city's Democratic political machine, reformers install Harold Washington as Chicago's first black mayor.

Transcript for "Back to the Movement":