Washington University Libraries are pleased to announce a talk with filmmaker Jon Else at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Missouri History Museum’s Lee Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
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.” The 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.
Copies of “True South” will be available for purchase. The event is co-sponsored by Washington University Libraries, the Missouri History Museum, and Cinema St. Louis as part of the Henry Hampton Film Series.