Jon Else, filmmaker and North Gate Chair in Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, will be the featured guest for the Henry Hampton Film Series, co-sponsored by Washington University Libraries and the Missouri History Museum. Else will discuss his new book, True South: Henry Hampton and “Eyes on the Prize,” the Landmark Television Series That Reframed the Civil Rights Movement.
This event will also include a screening of an Eyes on the Prize episode, a discussion of Else’s time as a producer for the series, and a look at previously unavailable excerpts of Eyes on the Prize material available in Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive. Additionally, copies of Else’s book will be available for purchase.
Please note: The #1 in Civil Rights gallery will not be open to the public during this program.
Presented in collaboration with Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive as part of the Henry Hampton Film Series.
Wednesday, April 19, at 7pm|
|Exhibit(s):||#1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis|