Arthur Fletcher Address

Mr. Fletcher spoke about his own experiences in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, including the landmark desegregation case… read more

Mr. Fletcher spoke about his own experiences in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, including the landmark desegregation case of Brown v. Board of Education. Although he received a law degree after World War II, he was unable to get a job using his degree until 1965. He played professional football because it was the only job he could get. His speech was moving and inspirational. He also discussed strategies for the future of the civil rights movement. close

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Arthur Fletcher Address

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Program ID:
13238-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jul 20, 1990 | 6:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 22, 1990 | 7:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jul 20, 1990 | 6:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 1990 | 11:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 22, 1990 | 3:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 22, 1990 | 7:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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