Open Phones with Glenn Eskew, Part 1

Glenn Eskew talked about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and its importance to… read more

Glenn Eskew talked about the September 15, 1963, bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and its importance to the civil rights movement. He spoke by remote video link from across the street from the church on the 50th anniversary of the bombing that killed four little girls. Professor Eskew is the author of But for Birmingham: The Local and National Movements in the Civil Rights Struggle. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

Live scenes were shown from inside the church where the official commemoration ceremony was about to begin. close

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

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314815-4
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Call-In
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 15, 2013
Last Aired:
Oct 15, 2013

Airing Details

  • Sep 15, 2013 | 3:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2013 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 14, 2013 | 5:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 15, 2013 | 3:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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