Henry Hampton Film Series: Jon Else

  • April 19, 2017 • 7 PM
  • Missouri History Museum, Lee Auditorium

Jon Else, filmmaker and North Gate Chair in Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, will be the featured guest for the Henry Hampton Film Series, co-sponsored by Washington University Libraries, the Missouri History Museum and Cinema St. Louis. 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” (books will be available for purchase). 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, and previously unavailable excerpts of “Eyes on the Prize” material available in the Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive.