Southeastern Church Fires

Chairman Berry and others briefed reporters on the commission’s investigation into the burning of several African-American churches… read more

Chairman Berry and others briefed reporters on the commission’s investigation into the burning of several African-American churches in 1996. “Racial tensions are awful in many of these places,” she said, pointing out that segregation patterns are still operating in many areas. She said she will ask local civil rights commission officials to meet with governors in the six states to begin working on plans to address racial and economic problems. Following their prepared remarks, Chairman Berry took questions from the press. close

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  • Doctor, Bobby Director U.S. Commission on Civil Rights->Southern Region
  • Jenkins, Melvin Director U.S. Commission on Civil Rights->Central Region
  • Kimpson, Milton Member U.S. Commission on Civil Rights->North Carolina Advisory Committee
  • Range, Leslie President Promark, Inc.
  • Spaulding, Asa Member U.S. Commission on Civil Rights->North Carolina Advisory Committee
  • Wells, Annie Member U.S. Commission on Civil Rights->Alabama Advisory Committee
  • White, Beverly Senior Manager Foundation for the Midsouth->Programs
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Southeastern Church Fires

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Program ID:
75809-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 9, 1996
Last Aired:
Oct 14, 1996

Airing Details

  • Oct 09, 1996 | 6:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 10, 1996 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 10, 1996 | 11:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 1996 | 3:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 1996 | 3:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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