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.
People in this video
- Michael Burns Acting Superintendent Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
- Judy Forte Superintendent Martin Luther King Jr. Natl. Hist. Site
- Jennifer Nelson Director National Archives and Records Administration->Archival Programs
- Beverly Robertson President National Civil Rights Museum
- Linda Rosenblum Education Specialist Brown v. Board of Education Natl. Hist. Site
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