Book Discussion on The Orangeburg Massacre

Jack Bass was interviewed by the Book TV Bus at the South Carolina Reading Festival. He talked about the Orangeburg Massacre. The… read more

Jack Bass was interviewed by the Book TV Bus at the South Carolina Reading Festival. He talked about the Orangeburg Massacre. The Massacre was a police shooting into a crowd of unarmed, black students who were protesting segregation at a bowling alley in Orangeburg, South Carolina on February 8th, 1968. The shooting killed three and wounded 27 students. The shooting occurred on the campus of South Carolina State University two years before the Kent State and Jackson State shootings. He talked about the lack of governmental response to the shooting.

Jack Bass and Jack Nelson co-authored The Orangeburg Massacre, published by Mercer University Press. close

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

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Book Discussion on The Orangeburg Massacre

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Program ID:
281745-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Oct 18, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 2, 2008

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  • Oct 18, 2008 | 5:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 19, 2008 | 8:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2008 | 4:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 2008 | 10:21am EST | C-SPAN 2
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