Freedom Riders 50 Years Later

Nine former freedom riders talked about their involvement in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The panelists were members of the New… read more

Nine former freedom riders talked about their involvement in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The panelists were members of the New Orleans chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), and participated in the Freedom Rides, a 1961 protest against racial segregation in public transportation. They talked about how and why they got involved and some of the dangerous situations they faced. They also responded to questions from the audience. close

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Freedom Riders 50 Years Later

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Program ID:
309423-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Dec 25, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2013

Airing Details

  • Dec 25, 2012 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2012 | 10:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 12, 2013 | 8:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2013 | 3:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2013 | 4:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2013 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2013 | 10:05pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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