Historic Sites of the Civil Rights Movement

Civil rights heritage site directors talked about their sites and what is available there for visitors. They discussed the importance… read more

Civil rights heritage site directors talked about their sites and what is available there for visitors. They discussed the importance of seeing firsthand the places where historic events occurred and the wealth of experiences available from their institutions as well as the changes taking place. Jennifer Nelson moderated.

“Sites of the Civil Rights Movement” was the 2:30 p.m. panel of “Documented Rights: A Symposium on the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement,” held on June 13, 2009, as part of the nationwide celebration of the National Archives and Records Administration’s 75th Anniversary. The National Archives at Atlanta hosted the event in partnership with the Center for Civil and Human Rights Partnership, the Georgia Humanities Council, and The Foundation for the National Archives. close

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

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Program ID:
287146-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Morrow, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 12, 2009
Last Aired:
Jul 13, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jul 12, 2009 | 1:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2009 | 7:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2009 | 1:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2009 | 7:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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