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Title Work

Title No: 344

Title: Interview with Floyd McKissick

Medium: Documentation; Moving Image

Original Medium: Film; Paper; Video

Date: 21 Oct  1988 (Created)

Original Summary:
Interview with Floyd McKissick conducted by Blackside for Eyes on the Prize II.  
Discussion centersin which he talks about the Meredith March and the more aggressive young activists within the various Civil Rights organizations. He challenges Bayard Rustin's claim that the march lacked clear objectives. McKissick also addresses the controversy regarding the participation of the Deacons for Defense and Justice, whose members carried weapons. Other topics of discussion include, the slogan "Black Power," a Meredith March rally in Canton, Mississippi, a speech in Jackson delivered by Martin Luther King, Jr., economic issues, White participation in the movement, and CORE's position on education. 

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 33 min 53 sec 

Genres: Interview

Subjects: Black power; March Against Fear (1966)

Name As Subjects: Congress of Racial Equality; Rustin, Bayard; McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler)

Production CompanyBlackside, Inc.
InterviewerDeVinney, James A.
Interviewee McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler)
ProducerTeam A

Subject : McKissick, Floyd
Subject : McKissick, Floyd B. 1922-  (Floyd Bixler) Meredith March Congress of Racial Equality Southern Christian Leadership Conference Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Deacons for Defense and Justice
Subject : McKissick, Floyd B. 1922-  (Floyd Bixler) Meredith March Black Panthers Congress of Racial Equality King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Canton (Miss.) Jackson (Miss.)
Subject : McKissick, Floyd B. 1922-  (Floyd Bixler) Meredith March Congress of Racial Equality Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Reference Materials x1


Items x9

344-1Safety Film : Original negative 
344-2Audio Tape : 1/4" Audio Tape 
344-3Audio Tape : Audio Cassette 
344-4Video Tape : U-matic 
344-5Paper : File Folder 
344-6Digital : Video/mkv 
344-7Digital : Audio/wav 
344-8Digital : Video/quicktime 
344-9Digital : Video/mpeg 

Component Contents x3

20483-1-344-2Safety Film : Original negative 
20483-2-344-2Digital : Video/mkv 
20483-3-344-2Digital : Video/quicktime 

Contained By x3

Title NoTitle
6734America at the racial crossroads exhibition, January-March 7, 2008
4195Eyes on the prize II [interviews]
20483Not for public viewing

Related Works x1

TypeTitle NoTitle
1249Pre-interview with Floyd McKissick