WORLD Channel

WORLD Channel: Eyes on the Prize - Miss.: Is This America?

Preview | 30s

Mississippi's grassroots civil rights movement becomes an American concern when college students travel south to help register black voters; three activists - two white students and one black local - are murdered. The inclusive Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party challenges the Mississippi delegation at the Democratic Convention. From the award-winning documentary series "Eyes on the Prize."

Aired: 02/14/16

Rating: NR

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Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Wyncote Foundation.