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The Resource The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin

The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin

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The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
Title
The Port Chicago 50
Title remainder
disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
Statement of responsibility
Steve Sheinkin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away. On August 9th, 244 men refused to go back to work until unsafe and unfair conditions at the docks were addressed. When the dust settled, fifty were charged with mutiny, facing decades in jail and even execution. This is a fascinating story of the prejudice that faced black men and women in America's armed forces during World War II, and a nuanced look at those who gave their lives in service of a country where they lacked the most basic rights
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Dominic Hoffman
Target audience
adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin
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Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 4:00:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm47599752
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
3 audio discs (4 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780804167444
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780804167420
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
YA 2121
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 4:00:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm47599752
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
3 audio discs (4 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780804167444
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780804167420
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
YA 2121
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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