Eyes on the Prize: Ain't Scared of Your Jails

Think about the "bump back" mentioned in Ellison's Invisible Man. What then were the proximate causes of the legislative/policy changes enacted in and by the United States during the the mid-1960s? As you watch the film, Eyes on the Prize: "Ain't Scared of Your Jails" (linked below), fill in the study guide with specific details from each technique used by activists:

  1. FILM: click here to watch (no need to download)

Glory: Study Guide

How far were the abolitionists willing to go? Although Garrison, for example, was a radical pacifist, most like-minded reformers were willing to enlist in the army in order to fight in the Civil War for their ultimate goal: abolition.

Glory (1989), directed by New Trier graduate, Ed Zwick, was revolutionary not only in its subject matter, but also in its marketing. Consider this cover art:

You can watch the film (for a price) on Amazon, Fandango NOW, the YouTube, Google Play. OR, if you want to watch it for free, click HERE.

Why did Ed Zwick make this film? It might have been because of this man: