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    Hank Thomas Oral History Interview

    Henry “Hank” Thomas, a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, recounted his experiences as one of the original 13 Freedom Riders, civil rights activists who…

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    50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

    Civil rights advocates spoke at a forum commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about his experience in…

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    Freedom Riders 50th Anniversary Reunion

    A 50th anniversary reunion was held of Freedom Riders. In the Spring and Summer of 1961, black and white Freedom Riders rode buses throughout the South in an effort to eradicate racial segregation in…

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    Trailways Bus Station Tribute to Freedom Riders

    A 50th anniversary reunion was held of Freedom Riders. In the Spring and Summer of 1961, black and white Freedom Riders rode buses throughout the South in an effort to eradicate racial…

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    Freedom Riders Roundtable

    Former civil rights activists talked about their experiences as freedom riders on integrated buses during the civil rights movements of the 1960s. Following their remarks they answered…

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    The Children

    Author David Halberstam discussed his new book, The Children. In the book, Mr. Halberstam profiled the young men and women active in the Civil Rights movement in Nashville, Tennessee in the early…

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