James Bevel

James Bevel

James Luther Bevel was a minister and leader of the Civil Rights Movement. As the Director of Direct Action and of Nonviolent Education of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference , he initiated, strategized, directed, and developed SCLC's three major successes of the era: the 1963 Birmingham Children's Crusade, the 1965 Selma Voting Rights Movement, and the 1966 Chicago Open Housing Movement. Wikipedia*

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James Bevel has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 13,925 views per program. Most appearances with Dick Gregory (2).

Appearances by Title:c. March 23, 1989 - Present Chairman, Students for Ed. and Econ. Development Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Million Man March

    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the…

  • National Anti-War Demonstration

    National Anti-War Demonstration

    The National Coalition to Stop U.S. Intervention in the Middle East announced plans for a national march showing dissent…

  • Assessing Ourselves & Media on Civil Rights

    Assessing Ourselves & Media on Civil Rights

    The panel talked about the civil rights movement and how the media presents African-Americans in the news.

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