Eyes on the Prize: An Evening with Jon Else


Wednesday, Apr. 19 at 7:00pm

Jon Else, filmmaker and Professor and North Gate Chair in Journalism at University of California-Berkeley, will be the featured guest for the Henry Hampton Film Series, co-sponsored by Washington University Libraries, Cinema St. Louis, and the Missouri History Museum. Mr. Else will discuss his new book True South: Henry Hampton and Eyes on the Prize, the Landmark Television Series That Reframed the Civil Rights Movement. The event will include a screening of an episode of Eyes on the Prize chosen by Mr. Else, a discussion about his time working as a Series Producer on Eyes on the Prize, and previously unavailable excerpts of Eyes on the Prizematerial available in the Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive.