James Farmer Collection

Tim O’Donnell talked about the accomplishments of James Farmer, an activist and leader in the American Civil Rights movement, and the… read more

Tim O’Donnell talked about the accomplishments of James Farmer, an activist and leader in the American Civil Rights movement, and the impact he had on the movement. In his later years, Farmer spread the word of his activism and his non-violent beliefs as a professor at Mary Washington college, now known as the University of Mary Washington. Farmer was also the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, presented to him in 1998, by President Bill Clinton.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Fredericksburg, Virginia from August 12-16 to feature the history and literary life of the community.  close

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James Farmer Collection

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Location:
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 21, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 2013

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  • Sep 21, 2013 | 7:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 2013 | 10:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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