The Legacy of Medgar Evers

Panelists talked about the life and legacy of Medgar Evers. Medgar Evers was a Mississippi field officer for the NAACP when he was… read more

Panelists talked about the life and legacy of Medgar Evers. Medgar Evers was a Mississippi field officer for the NAACP when he was gunned down in his driveway by a sniper on June 12, 1963. The Newseum hosted this event to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. Panelists included Myrlie Evers, widow of Medgar Evers, Julian Bond, former chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and Jerry Mitchell, an investigative reporter whose work helped convict segregationist Byron De La Beckwith in Evers' murder. close

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The Legacy of Medgar Evers

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Program ID:
313143-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 8, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jun 08, 2013 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 08, 2013 | 9:40pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 09, 2013 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2013 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2013 | 9:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2013 | 12:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2013 | 4:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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