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Separate but equal /

The year is 1950 ... and America is divided between black and white. Schools, restaurants, trains and buses ... even drinking fountains cannot be shared by both races. Although slavery has been outlawed for nearly a century, segregation is legal. But white and Negro facilities are separate and unequal ... and the tension has reached a breaking point for the blacks of Clarendon County, South Carolina. When their request for a single school bus is denied by whiteschool officials, a bitter, violent and courageous battle for justice and equality begins ... putting black against white and friend against neighbor all across the country.

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  • "The year is 1950 ... and America is divided between black and white. Schools, restaurants, trains and buses ... even drinking fountains cannot be shared by both races. Although slavery has been outlawed for nearly a century, segregation is legal. But white and Negro facilities are separate and unequal ... and the tension has reached a breaking point for the blacks of Clarendon County, South Carolina. When their request for a single school bus is denied by whiteschool officials, a bitter, violent and courageous battle for justice and equality begins ... putting black against white and friend against neighbor all across the country."@en
  • "Dramatization of the events leading to the landmark Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation, with a special introduction by Sidney Poitier."
  • "Based on the ground-breaking Brown vs. the Board of Education case in 1954; viewers follow a young Thurgood Marshall, the lawyer who argued the racially-charged lawsuit before the Supreme Court. When the black students of Clarendon County, South Carolina are denied their request for a single school bus, a bitter and courageous battle for justice and equality begins."@en
  • "This film dramatizes the events leading to the landmark Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation."@en
  • "The year is 1950 ... and America is divided between black and white. Schools, restaurants, trains and buses ... even drinking fountains cannot be shared by both races. Although slavery has been outlawed for nearly a century, segregation is legal. But white and Negro facilities are separate and unequal ... and the tension has reached a breaking point for the blacks of Clarendon County, South Carolina. When their request for a single school bus is denied by white school officials, a bitter, violent and courageous battle for justice and equality begins ... putting black against white and friend against neighbor all across the country."@en
  • "This made-for TV movie dramatizes the events leading to the landmark Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation."@en
  • "Dramatization of the Brown v. Board of Education case that invalidated "separate but equal" laws."
  • ""Separate But Equal, a four-hour miniseries, tells the story of the events leading up to the landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court to ban segregation in the nation's schools. The story opens in Clarendon County, South Carolina where the Negro children who attend the Scott's Branch School must walk to school. The parents of these children ... bring a lawsuit ... asking that bus transportation be provided - a service provided to the white school children of the county. When the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, led by Thurgood Marshall, joins the struggle the legal case progresses from school buses to the larger issue of the constitutionality of the 'separate but equal' doctrine. The case is eventually heard by the United States Supreme Court where the justices must consider the moral and legal arguments presented ..."--Excerpt from the [1991] Peabody Awards entry form."
  • "The true story of when in 1950 the blacks of Clarendon County, South Carolina, had their request for a single school bus denied by white school officials, the tension escalated to breaking point. It was now time to stand up their rights - the beginning of a bitter and violent battle for equality."

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  • "Television."
  • "Fiction television programs."@en
  • "Black films and programs."@en
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  • "Historical films."
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  • "Docudrama."
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  • "Legal films."
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  • "Separate but equal the true story behind the most important legal battle of our time /"@es
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  • "Separate but equal videorecording."
  • "Separate but equal /"@en
  • "Separate but equal /"
  • "Separate but equal [Enfrentados] /"
  • "Separate but equal"
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