Freedom Summer

Bruce Watson recalls the "Freedom Summer"of 1964 when over 700 college students arrived in Mississippi to register African-American voters… read more

Bruce Watson recalls the "Freedom Summer"of 1964 when over 700 college students arrived in Mississippi to register African-American voters and create Freedom Schools to assist in the education of the populace. Their work was met with resistance exemplified through the disappearance of three volunteers, indiscriminate beatings, and the burnings of churches. Bruce Watson discussed his book at Lemuira Books in Jackson, Mississippi. close

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Freedom Summer

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Program ID:
294387-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi, United States
First Aired:
Jul 10, 2010 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 15, 2013 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 10, 2010 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2010 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 11, 2010 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 12, 2010 | 4:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 2010 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 1:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2011 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2013 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2013 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2013 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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