Integration of the University of Mississippi

In the fall of 1962, James Meredith became the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi. His enrollment caused… read more

In the fall of 1962, James Meredith became the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi. His enrollment caused a major confrontation between the Kennedy administration and Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett. Here’s a newsreel about the incident. close

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Integration of the University of Mississippi

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First Aired:
Sep 22, 2012
Last Aired:
Sep 24, 2012

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  • Sep 22, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2012 | 9:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2012 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2012 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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