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

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  • Julian Bond Chair (Former) NAACP->National Board of Directors
  • Lonnie G. Bunch III Founding Director National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Program ID:
318483-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
May 18, 2014
Last Aired:
May 27, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 18, 2014 | 8:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2014 | 12:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 24, 2014 | 2:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2014 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2014 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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