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 1960s. Mr. Halberstam’s reporting as a young journalist in Nashville at the time served as the basis for the book. Several of the persons profiled in the book spoke on their experiences during the time. Following their opening remarks the panelists took questions from the audience. close
People in this video
- Marcellus Brooks Director Fisk University->Division of Humanities and Fine Arts
David Halberstam Author
Bernard Lafayette Chair Southern Christian Leadership Conference
- Paul LaPrad Activist
James Lawson Minister Holman United Methodist Church
- Curtis Murphy Activist
Diane Nash Student Nashville, TN->Sit-in Movement Organizer
- Gloria Johnson Powell Professor Harvard University->Psychiatry
- Rodney Powell Activist
John Seigenthaler Sr. Founder Freedom Forum->First Amendment Center
Hank Thomas Freedom Rider
C.T. Vivian Minister Center for Democratic Renewal
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