Eyes on the Prize

America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965

by Juan Williams, Julian Bond

Series: Eyes on the Prize

Eyes on the Prize traces the movement from the landmark Brown v. the Board of Education case in 1954 to the march on Selma and the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. This is a companion volume to the first part of the acclaimed PBS series.

  • Penguin Publishing Group; September 2013
  • ISBN: 9781101639306
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Eyes on the Prize
  • Series: Eyes on the Prize
  • Author: Juan Williams; Julian Bond (other)
  • Imprint: Penguin Books

In The Press

“A fascinating, fast-moving overview.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Skillfully combines written and oral sources with the historical narrative . . . Will be invaluable to students as well as the general reader.” —The Boston Globe


About The Author

Juan Williams is an American journalist and a political analyst for Fox News. He also writes for several newspapers including the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal and was a senior news analyst for National Public Radio from 1999 until 2010.

Julian Bond is an American social activist, professor, writer, and politician with more than twenty years of service in Georgia’s legislative chambers. He was also the chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from 1998 until 2010.