Book Discussion on James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot

Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s Story, in which he recalls his assignment as… read more

Henry Gallagher talked about his book, James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot: A Soldier’s Story, in which he recalls his assignment as officer-in-charge of security detail for James Meredith, the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi, in September 1962. The author recounted his battalion’s service during the riots that occurred in Oxford, Mississippi following Mr. Meredith’s admission to the University and his protectee’s thoughts on the conflict. Henry Gallagher spoke at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot

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309642-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 15, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2013

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  • Dec 15, 2012 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 23, 2012 | 9:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2013 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2013 | 5:16pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 21, 2013 | 5:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
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