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Crisis--behind a presidential commitment (1963)

Caroline Ehlers

Crisis--behind a presidential commitment (1963)

eine Analyse

by Caroline Ehlers

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Published by WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier in Trier .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama
    • Subjects:
    • Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963 -- In motion pictures.,
    • Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963 -- Relations with African Americans.,
    • Wallace, George C. 1919-,
    • University of Alabama -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Close-up. Crisis--behind a presidential commitment.,
    • African American college students -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.,
    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Alabama -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 102-105).

      StatementCaroline Ehlers.
      SeriesStudien zum amerikanischen Dokumentarfilm ;, Bd. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE842.1 .E38 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination106 p. :
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL907560M
      ISBN 103884761110
      LC Control Number95201793

      Crisis—Behind a Presidential Commitment This minute documentary presents footage of Jack and Bobby handling a conflict with Governor George Wallace at the University of Alabama. The video showcases the decision-making .   Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (Robert Drew, director) Kennedy was the subject of several documentaries, including four from Direct Cinema pioneer Robert Drew.

      FILM: Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment Wednesday, Septem at noon A landmark in American documentary films, Robert Drew’s cinéma vérité work chronicles how President John F. Kennedy, along with his brother Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, clashed with Alabama Governor George Wallace over racial integration at the. Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment, and Faces of November stand as compelling examples of Direct Cinema, a style of documentary similar to cinéma vérité. Among the men working with Drew on these films were Richard Leacock, D. A. Pennebaker, and Albert Maysles, all of whom became towering figures Brand: Criterion.

      The one-hour program, “Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment,” was broadcast by ABC on Octo Reviewer John Horn of the New York Herald Tribune called the program, “An unprecedented television documentary that is a milestone in film journalism.” The Times reviewer, Jack Gould, could not get past his pique. “Mr. Having earned John F. Kennedy's trust with his campaign-trail film Primary, cinéma vérité documentarian Robert Drew expressed his desire to document a president in crisis. When African American college students Vivian Malone and James Hood prepared to enroll at the all-white University of Alabama in June , governor George Wallace defied a federal court order .


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And don't forget about the bonus film, "Faces Of November". Its presence here elevates this DVD to "Must Have" status. Read more. 12 people found this helpful/5(9). Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment () provided filmmaker Robert Drew, his crew and his audience the rare opportunity to watch a President of the United States deal with a national crisis.

In this case, the crisis of the title was the attempted integration of the University of Alabama by African-American students by the Kennedy Administration and the machinations of then. Last week, TCM aired the TV documentary Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment directed by Robert the linked DrewAssociates link: When Governor George Wallace literally stands in the schoolhouse door to block Crisis--behind a presidential commitment book admittance of two African-American students to the all-white University of Alabama in JunePresident Kennedy is forced to decide.

Directed by Robert Drew. With John F. Kennedy, George Wallace, Robert F. Kennedy, Vivian Malone. Governor George Wallace will not let two black students into an Alabama school, against the wishes of President Kennedy. Loud shouts come from both sides of the issue as JFK stands by his decisions/10().

Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment () *** 1/2 (out of 4) Robert Drew's fascinating documentary takes a look at the battle between President Kennedy and Alabama Governor George Wallace.

Kennedy and his brother Robert are seen trying to get Wallace to step down and allow two black students to enroll at the University of Alabama but the governor stands to his. Join us for a screening of a classic civil rights documentary and panel discussion to follow. Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment is an aston­ish­ingly inti­mate record of a key con­fronta­tion in the U.S.

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Directed by Robert Drew, Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment features vintage footage of Wallace and Kennedy, as well as James Hood and Vivian Malone, the 5/5(1). So if you want to watch a variation of NBC-TV's "The West Wing" -- only for REAL -- pick up this first-rate DVD of "Crisis: Behind A Presidential Commitment".

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The film centers on the University of Alabama's "'Stand in the Schoolhouse Door' integration crisis of June Drew and the other filmmakers, including D. Pennebaker and Richard Leacock, were given expanded access to key areas, including United.

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Directed by Robert Drew, Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment features vintage footage of Wallace and Kennedy, as well as James Hood and Vivian Malone, the two African-American students refused admission to an otherwise all-white school by : John F. Kennedy. This article is within the scope of WikiProject you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see lists of open tasks and regional and topical task use this banner, please refer to the improve this article, please refer to the guidelines.

Start This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's. Back to Events Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (Film) Date: Tuesday, J - Wednesday, J Time: pm Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC A landmark in American documentary films, Robert Drew’s cinéma vérité work Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (; 52 minutes) chronicles how President John F.

Kennedy. Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment adalah sebuah film dokumenter cinéma vérité tahun garapan Robert tersebut berkisah tentang krisis integrasi "Stand in the Schoolhouse Door" di Universitas Alabama pada Juni Film tersebut pertama kali disiarkan di televisi ABC empat bulan setelah insiden tersebut.

Padafilm tersebut ditambahkan Pemeran: John F. Kennedy, George Wallace. Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment is a documentary by Robert Drew. It is a record of the June "Stand in the Schoolhouse Door", regarding the judicially-mandated racial integration of the University of Alabama, the opposition to the same from Governor George Wallace, and the subsequent intervention by President John F.

first two black. Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment – outtakes () Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

CRISIS: BEHIND A PRESIDENTIAL COMMITMENT Dates/Showtimes: Tuesday, February 6, URGENT TEXT Directed by Robert Drew () John and Bobby Kennedy anxiously pace the Oval Office, while in Montgomery, Alabama, slickly-coiffed George Wallace points out portraits of Confederate heroes in his antebellum mansion, all leading up to the.

Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment is a cinéma vérité documentary film directed by Robert film centers on the University of Alabama's "Stand in the Schoolhouse Door" integration crisis of June Drew and the other filmmakers, such as D. Pennebaker and Richard Leacock, were given access to all the key areas, including United States President.

Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment () President John F. Kennedy and his brother, Attorney General Robert Kennedy, work to get two black.

John F. Kennedy. John Fitzgerald Kennedy ( – Novem ), often referred to by initials JFK and Jack, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January until his assassination in November Robert Drew - - Thanks to portable cameras and lightweight sound equipment, filmmaker Robert Drew and his team were able to follow presidential candidate John F.

Kennedy from very close up during the Democratic primary in The result was his groundbreaking film Primary. In Junehe once again trained Drew Associates' cameras on Kennedy and his staff.Early life.

Mary Kerry Kennedy was born in in Washington, D.C. to parents Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel. Three days after her birth, her father resigned as chief counsel of the Senate Rackets Committee to run his brother's campaign for presidency.

She appeared, age 3, in the Robert Drew documentary Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment, saying hello to Education: Brown University (BA), Boston College (JD).