Civil Rights Activist Charles Jones

Charles Jones talked about his experiences as a civil rights activist during the 1960s, including lunch counter sit-ins at Woolworths in… read more

Charles Jones talked about his experiences as a civil rights activist during the 1960s, including lunch counter sit-ins at Woolworths in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the Freedom Rides. He was interviewed at his home in Charlotte and talked about his family history.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) on their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” were in Charlotte, N.C., on August 29-September 2, 2011, to feature the history and literary life of the city that would host the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Working with the Time Warner local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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

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Civil Rights Activist Charles Jones

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Program ID:
301669-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Sep 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 2, 2011

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  • Sep 25, 2011 | 10:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 9:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 26, 2011 | 12:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 01, 2011 | 5:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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