Freeman Hrabowski Oral History Interview, Part 1

Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s Crusade.” President of the University of… read more

Freeman Hrabowski spoke about his participation in the 1963 “Children’s Crusade.” President of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County since 1992, he was a twelve year-old boy living in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963 when Martin Luther King, Jr., appealed to children to march for civil rights. This interview was part of an oral history project on the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century initiated by Congress in 2009, conducted by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Library of Congress, and the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The interview was conducted on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, by Joseph Mosnier of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. close

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Program ID:
83852-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
May 2, 2013
Last Aired:
May 5, 2013

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