1998 Media Technology Catalog
  United States History

Set on Freedom: The American Civil Rights Movement Videodisc

photo Your students see the movement's leaders and hear their most famous speeches, as they were originally delivered.

Features | Program Components | System Requirements

Features - Level I

  • Topics include Brown v. Board of Education, the Montgomery bus boycott, the freedom rides, the Selma-to-Montgomery march, the march on Washington, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., and much more.
  • Personal recollections and reflections of Maya Angelou, Jesse Jackson, the late Arthur Ashe, Harry Belafonte, Andrew Young, Carylayne Hunter-Gault, and many others.
  • The program includes a one-hour CAV videodisc, closed-captioned and English/Spanish bilingual, along with a bar-coded Teacher's Guide.

Features-Level III

  • All Level I materials, plus interactive computer software for both Windows and Macintosh users.

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Program Components

Level I Videodisc Program0-02-823432-4$199.95
Level I Teacher's Guide0-02-823435-9$16.19
Level III MS-DOS Videodisc Program0-02-823433-2$395.00
Level III Macintosh Videodisc Program0-02-823434-0$495.00
Level III MS-DOS Software Upgrade Package0-02-823437-5$254.80
Level III Macintosh Software Upgrade Package0-02-823436-7$254.80

System Requirements

Level I
  • Any videodisc player
  • A TV/monitor

Level III
  • IBM PS/2 or compatible with Mouse
  • 386 processor
  • At least 2M of RAM (4M recommended)
  • 5M available space on hard disk
  • Windows 3.1 or Windows 3.0 with Multimedia Extension

Mac Classic or above, with
  • At least 2M of RAM (4M recommended)
  • 5M available space on hard disk
  • System 6.07 or higher
  • Hyper Card 1.25 or higher

Videodisc Player: Both computer software versions are compatible with most Sony and Pioneer videodisc players (with RS 232 port to connect to the computer).

TV/Monitor: As a Level III program, Set on Freedom offers MS-DOS/PC-DOS/OS/2 users the choice of one- or two-screen systems. The computer software for Macintosh users is available only as a two-screen system.

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