Freeman Hrabowski Oral History Interview

Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history interview given by Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, on… read more

Lonnie Bunch and Elaine Nichols talked about the background and context of an oral history interview given by Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, on July 14, 2011. Portions of the interview were shown.

Mr. Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s Crusade.” President of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County since 1992, he was a twelve year-old boy living in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963 when Martin Luther King, Jr., appealed to children to march for civil rights. This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. close

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Freeman Hrabowski Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
312258-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 2, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2013

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  • May 02, 2013 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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