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