Eyes on the Prize II: America At The Crossroads: Episode 4 The Promised Land 1967-68
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Profiles the important last year of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life. The documentary shows King protesting the war in Vietnam and starting his Poor People's Campaign. Finally, the film discusses King's tragic 1968 assassination and the events surrounding his death.
When Eyes on the Prize premiered in 1987, The Los Angeles Times called it ""an exhaustive documentary that shouldn't be missed."" The series went on to win six Emmys and numerous other awards, including an Academy Award nomination, the George Foster Peabody Award, and the top duPont-Columbia award for excellence in broadcast journalism.