Fred Shuttlesworth and the Civil RIghts History of Birmingham
Horace Huntley talked about the life and legacy of the Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth, who led many of the 1963 civil rights protests and… read more
Horace Huntley talked about the life and legacy of the Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth, who led many of the 1963 civil rights protests and boycotts in Birmingham. He died on October 5, 2011. Mr. Huntley was interviewed at Oak Hill Cemetery, where the Reverend Shuttlesworth is buried. A video clip was shown of the Reverend Shuttlesworth being interviewed on January 14, 2003.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Birmingham, Alabama, on October 31-November 4 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Bright House Networks 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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