Ray Jenkins

Ray Jenkins

Ray Howard Jenkins was an American lawyer, active primarily in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the surrounding region, throughout much of the 20th century. He is best known for his role as special counsel to the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations during the 1954 Army-McCarthy Hearings, earning broad praise for his aggressive questioning of the hearings' two complainants, Senator Joseph McCarthy and Secretary of the Army Robert Stevens. Wikipedia*

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Ray Jenkins has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2005 with an average of 494 views per program. Most common tags: African American History, African Americans.

Appearances by Title:c. April 4, 1987 - Present Correspondent, [Montgomery Advertising Journal] Videos: 2

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  • Media Coverage of the Civil Rights Movement

    Media Coverage of the Civil Rights Movement

    Veteran journalists talked in detail about their experiences in the South during the civil rights movement. Topics included…

  • Covering the South

    Covering the South

    The panel consisted of journalists who had covered the Civil Rights Movement. They focused on the time period of 1965-1967.…

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