1967 Detroit Rebellion Panelists talk about different aspects of the 1967 Detroit Rebellion.

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    2:07 PM EDT

    1967 Detroit Rebellion

    Panelists talked about different aspects of the 1967 Detroit Rebellion. The Detroit Rebellion, also known as 12th Street Riot, began on July 23, 1967 following a police raid on an unlicensed bar in a predominantly African-American neighborhood. The National Guard and U.S. Army troops were called in to quell what became the largest civil disturbance of 20th century America. This panel took place at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting.

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    1:59 PM EDT

    1967 Detroit Rebellion, Introduction

    Professor Emeritus Beth Bates talked about about how the 1967 Detroit rebellion began. The Detroit Rebellion, also known as 12th Street Riot, began on July 23, 1967, following a police raid on an unlicensed bar in a predominantly African-American neighborhood. The National Guard and U.S. Army troops were called in to quell what became the largest civil disturbance of 20th century America. This interview took place at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting.

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    6:29 PM EDT

    Historians in the Court

    Historians talked about their roles as experts for court cases on subjects such as abortion, Native American treaties, gay rights, and affirmative action. They also spoke about how the courts value history and evaluate sources. This event took place at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting.