Civil Rights and the Integration of the University of Mississippi

Juan Williams moderated a discussion of civil rights activism in the 1960s and the efforts by James Meredith and lawyers to integrate the… read more

Juan Williams moderated a discussion of civil rights activism in the 1960s and the efforts by James Meredith and lawyers to integrate the University of Mississippi. They talked about their personal experiences during events in which the National Guard was used to enforce integration laws. The program was opened with a Universal Newsreel of the events of September 30, 1962, including an address by President Kennedy. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. This event marked the 40th anniversary of James Meredith’s admission to the University of Mississippi. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • John M. Doar First Assistant (Former) Department of Justice->Civil Rights Division
  • Deborah Leff Director Kennedy (John F.) Presidential Library
  • Burke Marshall Assistant Attorney General (Former) Department of Justice->Civil Rights Division
  • James Meredith Activist Civil Rights
  • Juan Williams Senior Correspondent National Public Radio->Morning Edition
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Civil Rights and the Integration of the University of Mississippi

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Program ID:
174052-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Nov 29, 2002
Last Aired:
Sep 24, 2012

Airing Details

  • Nov 29, 2002 | 8:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 30, 2002 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 30, 2002 | 1:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 02, 2002 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 02, 2002 | 3:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 04, 2007 | 12:13am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2009 | 12:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2009 | 6:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2009 | 12:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2009 | 6:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2012 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2012 | 6:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2012 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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