Book Discussion on Dissent in Wichita

Gretchen Eick talked about the history of the civil rights movement in Wichita, Kansas. She is the author of Dissent in Wichita: The… read more

Gretchen Eick talked about the history of the civil rights movement in Wichita, Kansas. She is the author of Dissent in Wichita: The Civil Rights Movement in the Midwest, 1954-72. Professor Eick reported that early civil rights activists outside of the South are largely unknown. She was interviewed at Friends University.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Wichita, Kansas, on May 7-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications 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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Book Discussion on Dissent in Wichita

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Interview
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Wichita, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2012
Last Aired:
Jun 3, 2012

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  • Jun 02, 2012 | 12:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 12:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 3:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 8:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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