Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement
Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The men were key… read more
Julian Bond, Andrew Young and Representative John Lewis talked about their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The men were key players in many of the Movement’s most memorable events. They reflected on those experiences, as well as their personal moments of triumph and despair, and the role of women and students in the struggle for equality.
The panel, “Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Views from the Front Line,” took place at a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Julian Bond Chair (Former) NAACP->National Board of Directors
- Lonnie G. Bunch III Founding Director National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Bernice A. King Daughter Martin Luther King Jr.
- John Lewis U.S. Representative [D] Georgia
- Andrew Young Mayor (Former) Atlanta, GA
- University of Texas at Austin | LBJ School of Public Affairs
- Johnson (Lyndon Baines) Presidential Library and Museum
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