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Educational DVDs
 

 

In accordance with Randolph County Heritage Museum’s mission
to commemorate and preserve our history and cultural heritage,
the following educational DVDs are available for viewing FREE.

Perfect study aids for students and researchers!

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The Lincoln Assassination

2-disc documentary which details the motivations and timeline surrounding the conspiracy and ultimate assassination of President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater on April 14, 1865, as well as the hunt for, capture, trial and sentences of the conspirators. Approx. running time 1 hour, 50 min. (DVD)

DVD: Nine From Little Rock

Nine From Little Rock

Chronicles the Arkansas school integration crisis and the changes wrought in subsequent years. The film profiles the lives of the nine African-American students who integrated Little Rock Central High School during the fall of 1957. Black and white, running time 19 minutes. (DVD)

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Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks

Video documentary of the events and people involved in the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott—especially Rosa Parks, the quiet woman who started a revolution in Civil Rights. Includes interviews from people who were there; actual photographs and video.  Approx. running time 45 minutes.*

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Mighty Times: The Children’s March

Perhaps the most amazing civil disobedience in American history. In 1963, heavy intimidation by Birmingham authorities left Martin Luther King's civil rights movement floundering without supporters, until thousands of children and young students rose up and became the unsung heroes.  Approx. running time 40 minutes.*

A Time For Justice: America's Civil Rights Movement

A Time For Justice

Academy Award-winning film, this is the story of the struggle and heroism of the Civil Rights Movement is captured through historic news footage, the voices of participants and biographies of those who died in the struggle. Approx. 40 minutes, VHS.*

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A Place at the Table

Narrated entirely by young people, this historical documentary tells the story of the United States' struggle to ensure liberty and justice for all and documents the struggle throughout American History for tolerance, acceptability, and integration across race, religion, and cultural indifferences. 40 minutes, VHS.*

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One Survivor Remembers

The story of Gerda Weissmann Klein, in 1930s and 1940s Europe. Klein describes her years in Nazi labor camps and months on a forced death march. Though her experience was horrifying, Klein also remembers wonderful acts of decency and normalcy — testaments to the greatness of humanity. 40 minutes, DVD.*

From the “Teaching Tolerance” Series from the Southern Poverty Law Center, a FREE resource for educators. See http://www.tolerance.org/teach/index.jsp