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    Book Discussion on Jimmie Lee and James

    Steve Fiffer and Adar Cohen talked about their book, Jimmie Lee and James: Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement that Changed America. They were joined by Reverend Joseph Ellwanger and…

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    Senators McCain and Durbin on Attorney General Vote

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) criticized Senator Dick Durbin’s (D-IL) previous-day remarks about the Senate asking Loretta Lynch to sit at the “back of the bus” by delaying a…

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    Voting Rights Address

    President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress regarding the voting rights of all Americans. He focused on the denial of equal rights to African-Americans and stressed that all…

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    Open Phones on 50th Anniversary of Selma March

    Bernard LaFayette and Clayborne Carson talked about the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and responded to viewer comments and questions. They were at the Edmund Pettus…

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    Open Phones on 50th Anniversary of Selma March

    Telephone lines were open for comments from viewers as live scenes were shown of the crowd waiting for the arrival of President Obama at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the…

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    Selma March 50th Anniversary, Opening

    The opening portion of an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, by voting rights activists.

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    Selma's 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights March

    David Jackson spoke by phone about President Obama’s visit to Selma, Alabama, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the police attack on civil rights marchers at the Edmund Pettus…

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    1964 Film Nine from Little Rock

    This 1964 U.S. Information Agency film about the first African-American students to attend an all-white Arkansas high school in 1957 won an academy award in 1965 for Documentary Short…

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    Struggle for Equality in Texas

    Mark Smith and John Anderson talked about the struggle for equality for Mexican Americans, African Americans, and women in Texas. This segment also featured information about the Texas…

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    Open Phones with Representative James Clyburn and Peniel Joseph

    Representative James Clyburn (D-SC), author of Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black, and Peniel Joseph, author of Stokely: A Life, talked about their books and responded…

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    American History Tour of the Civil Rights Movement

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) travel beyond the Washington beltway to capture stories of literary and historic significance from small and mid-size cities across the county.…

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    Civil Rights Groups Conference Call

    Black national civil and human rights organization leaders held a media teleconference to discuss the escalating tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing by a police officer on…

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    Panel Discussion on Race in America

    Panelists talked about race in America in 2014, 50 years after the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. “Can America be Post-Racial?” was a panel of the Fifth Annual Western…

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    Panel Discussion on Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about civil rights and immigration. Former Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said the Republican Party’s stance on immigration could lead to…

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    Labor Secretary Perez on Civil Rights

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez talked about the history of the Civil Rights movement and what he said was a continuation of those efforts within the Latino community. He said that the…

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    California Latino Community

    Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) and California Attorney General Kamala Harris talked about California’s Latino community, civil rights, immigration, and other issues including…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights…

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    Lonnie Bunch on the Freedom Summer Project

    Lonnie Bunch talked about the civil rights movement in the summer of 1964. 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, during which more than 1,000…

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    Lonnie Bunch about Simeon Wright

    Lonnie Bunch talked about Simeon Wright, author of Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till, in which he discusses witnessing the kidnap and murder of…

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    Lonnie Bunch about Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnne Ulmer

    Lonnie Bunch spoke about Audrey Hamilton and JoeAnn, members of the “St. Augustine Four,” who were jailed for over four weeks and then sent to a reformatory as young teenagers…

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