50 Years After Little Rock

To commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the “Little Rock Nine,” the Newseum and the National Archives Experience presented “50 Years After Little Rock: The Media… read more

To commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the “Little Rock Nine,” the Newseum and the National Archives Experience presented “50 Years After Little Rock: The Media and the Movement.” The program included an excerpt from the Newseum’s original documentary, The Press and the Civil Rights Movement. Newseum producer Frank Bond moderated a discussion on the media’s coverage of the integration of Little Rock Central High School in 1957 and subsequent issues relating to race, justice and equality.

Dorothy Gilliam is a former columnist for The Washington Post who covered “The Little Rock Nine.” Gene Roberts is a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor the co-author of The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, published by Knopf.

The event was held at the William G. McGowan Theater in the National Archives. close

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50 Years After Little Rock

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Program ID:
200529-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 23, 2007 | 6:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2007 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 23, 2007 | 6:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2007 | 8:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2007 | 1:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 2007 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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