Open Phones with Barbara Shores

Barbara Shores, daughter of Birmingham civil rights attorney Arthur Shores, talked about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street… read more

Barbara Shores, daughter of Birmingham civil rights attorney Arthur Shores, talked about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and its importance to the civil rights movement. She spoke by remote video link from across the street from the church on the 50th anniversary of the bombing that killed four little girls. Her family’s house was bombed twice in the weeks before the church bombing. Ms. Shores co-wrote with her sister a book about her father, The Gentle Giant of Dynamite Hill: The Untold Story of Arthur Shores and His Family’s Fight for Civil Rights. Ms. Shores responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

A video clip was shown of former Birmingham resident Condoleezza Rice being interviewed in 2010. close

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

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Open Phones with Barbara Shores

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Program ID:
314815-3
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 15, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 15, 2013

Airing Details

  • Sep 15, 2013 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2013 | 12:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 14, 2013 | 4:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 15, 2013 | 2:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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