1963 Birmingham Campaign

Panelists at the Alabama Historical Association’s annual meeting talked about the 1963 Birmingham Campaign and its importance to the… read more

Panelists at the Alabama Historical Association’s annual meeting talked about the 1963 Birmingham Campaign and its importance to the Civil Rights Movement. The year 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham civil rights campaign. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his famed “Letter from Birmingham Jail” after being arrested for taking part in the protests. The campaign gained national attention after local officials used dogs and water cannons on kids after they took to the streets in what was known as the “Children’s Crusade.” Panelists responded to questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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1963 Birmingham Campaign

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Program ID:
312016-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Eufaula, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
May 4, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2013

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  • May 04, 2013 | 9:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 04, 2013 | 9:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 06, 2013 | 3:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2013 | 9:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2013 | 4:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 02, 2013 | 3:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2013 | 9:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2013 | 12:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2013 | 3:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2013 | 6:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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