Selma Voting Rights March Anniversary

Participants gathered at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where in 1965 the civil rights movement gained national attention when white law… read more

Participants gathered at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where in 1965 the civil rights movement gained national attention when white law enforcement officers used physical force to prevent voting-rights marchers from crossing the bridge. Several participants spoke about the events of that day and about the current state of race relations. President Clinton used the opportunity to call for greater racial equality. After his remarks the crowd crossed the bridge together. close

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Selma Voting Rights March Anniversary

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Program ID:
155816-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Selma, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
Mar 6, 2000
Last Aired:
Mar 5, 2005

Airing Details

  • Mar 06, 2000 | 9:56pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 07, 2000 | 6:39am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 07, 2000 | 1:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 11, 2000 | 9:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 12, 2000 | 12:50am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 02, 2005 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2005 | 1:58am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2005 | 6:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2005 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2005 | 1:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2005 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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