For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska

For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska

Educational Resources: Viewer Discussion Guide
Program Length: 57 minutes
Production Staff: Producer: Jeffry Lloyd Silverman
Production Company: Blueberry Productions
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DVD
Website for For the Rights of All
Public Broadcast Release: November 2009

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Elizabeth Peratrovich, an unassuming Tlingit Indian mother of three, testified before the Alaska Territorial Senate in 1945 and swayed the floor vote with her compelling testimony in favor of the passage of the Anti-Discrimination Act, the first civil rights bill passed in the United States since the Civil War.

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