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04.19.2017 | Henry Hampton Film Series With Guest Speaker Jon Else | Free

April 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Categories: Film, Historical, Lecture


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.

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