Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice

Raymond Arsenault talked about his book Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice, published by Oxford University Press. Mr.… read more

Raymond Arsenault talked about his book Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice, published by Oxford University Press. Mr. Arsenault recounts the Freedom Rides of 1961 in his book. During the civil rights movement, a group of volunteers, both black and white, traveled together from Washington, D.C. through the South to protest the segregation of public transportation. Mr. Arsenault discussed his book at the Shrine of the Black Madonna Cultural Center and Bookstore in Atlanta where some of the original Freedom Riders were in attendance. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice

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Program ID:
191730-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 03, 2006 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 25, 2006 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 03, 2006 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 11, 2006 | 5:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2006 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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