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  • Civil Rights Movement in Shreveport
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    Civil Rights Movement in Shreveport

    Reverend Blake, who was a field secretary in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and two other activists spoke about the civil rights movement in Shreveport. Mr. Brinkley then…

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  • James Baldwin and the Civil Rights Movement
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    James Baldwin and the Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Miller talked about the impact of the works of James Baldwin on the civil rights movement. He stressed that Baldwin must be studied in the context of the movement, not just as an…

    496 views
  • McGovern 1972 Presidential Campaign
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    McGovern 1972 Presidential Campaign

    Campaign managers and activists recounted stories and events of the 1972 McGovern presidential campaign. Included on the panel was Hunter Thompson who wrote “Fear and Loathing on the Campaign…

    431 views
  • Little Rock High School Integration
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    Little Rock High School Integration

    Ms. Beals talked about her unique perspective on the civil rights movement as one of the first African-American students at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. This was…

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  • NonViolence and the Civil Rights Movement
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    Non-Violence and the Civil Rights Movement

    Ms. King talked about the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committe and the influence of the non-violent thought of Gandhi and others on the civil rights movement. She is also the author of…

    306 views
  • Washington Journal Friday
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    Washington Journal: Friday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    252 views
  • New Orleans and the Civil Rights Movement
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    New Orleans and the Civil Rights Movement

    Mayor Morial talked about the importance of learning history through experiencing and seeing famous places as a supplement to reading about history. Mayor Morial is the son of the first…

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  • Tuskegee University
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    Tuskegee University

    Mr. Williams talked about the history of Tuskegee University.

    217 views
  • George McGovern and the AntiWar Movement
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    George McGovern and the Anti-War Movement

    Former Senator McGovern commented on two papers presented in an earlier portion of the symposium. Then panelists made presentations on Senator McGovern’s role in the anti Vietnam War…

    203 views
  • Social Protests and the Civil Rights Movement
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    Social Protests and the Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Williams talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement. He was a field director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and went to jail over a hundred times…

    176 views
  • Majic School Bus Civil Rights Tour
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    Majic School Bus Civil Rights Tour

    Professor Brinkley talked about the Majic Bus Civil Rights Tour in the South. This tour included 18 high school students from six schools in New Orleans.

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  • Memphis Civil Rights Movement
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    Memphis Civil Rights Movement

    Rev. Kyles talked about the civil rights movement in the United States. He was close to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and was with him the day Dr. King was assassinated. Rev. Kyles talked about the…

    135 views
  • Politics of Civil Rights Movement
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    Politics of Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Bond talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement, including his founding the Atlanta student sit-in and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Mr. Bond…

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  • The Law and the Civil Rights Movement
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    The Law and the Civil Rights Movement

    Mr. Dees talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement and the purpose of the Southern Poverty Law Center. He founded the center, of which he is executive director, during…

    94 views
  • emFDR and the Creation of the UNem
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    FDR and the Creation of the U.N.

    Mr. Hoopes and Mr. Brinkley talked about their new book, FDR and the Creation of the U.N.. It focuses on the U.S. and allied debate over the creation of the United Nations after World War II and…

    77 views
  • Washington Journal Sunday
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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    77 views
  • Washington Journal Monday
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    Washington Journal: Monday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    70 views
  • Personal Experiences with Civil Rights
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    Personal Experiences with Civil Rights

    Mr. Caldwell talked about his research on African-Americans in the south and specifically northeastern Louisiana. Mr. Dent talked about his experiences during a personal tour of the south…

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  • Fictional Writing and Social Change
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    Fictional Writing and Social Change

    Mr. Gaines, the author of “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” spoke about role of fictional writing in social change. The book is a novel about an African-American woman who lived…

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