Eyes on the Prize II: America At The Crossroads: Episode 6 A Nation of Law? 1968-71
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Focuses on police violence and probes the lofty idea of American justice. Commentary and film footage present the struggle between black activism and angry law enforcement. The documentary investigates the murder of two Chicago Black Panthers and the deadly Attica prison riot.
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.