Raymond Ostby Arsenault is an American historian and academic in Florida, U.S. He has taught at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg campus since 1980 and is the John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History and co-director of the Florida Studies Program . Arsenault wrote about the 1961 Freedom Rides in 2006. His work on the critical event in the Civil Rights movement became the basis of 2010 documentary, 'Freedom Riders' and he appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in a show dedicated to 'Freedom Riders'. He has been awarded the Frank L. and Harriet C. Owsley Award of the Southern Historical Association and the 2006 PSP Award for Excellence Honorable Mention History & American Studies. Wikipedia*
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Raymond Arsenault has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2001 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 428 views per program. Most common tags: African Americans, Civil Rights.