Picks and Pans Review: Eyes on the Prize
updated 01/26/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 01/26/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST
Using old news film, fresh interviews and narration from Julian Bond, this series documents America's fight for civil rights, 1954 to 1965. The first of six shows gives a stirring account of the Montgomery bus boycott led by a newcomer, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. If the rest is as smooth and sophisticated as the start, Eyes will be superb.