Friday, April 25, 2008

Featured DVD of the Week

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
Written and Directed by Bill Jersey, Sam Pollard and Richard Wormser. 2002
Distributed by PBS Thirteen/WNET New York.
Butler Media DVD6924

In four separate episodes, this documentary provides a comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. It documents the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed.

See Review:

"The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow." By: Cassanello, Robert.
American Historical Review, 2003, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p623-624.

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