Integration of the University of Mississippi In the fall of 1962, James Meredith became the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi. His enrollment caused a major… read more

Integration of the University of Mississippi In the fall of 1962, James Meredith became the first African American admitted to the University of Mississippi. His enrollment caused a major confrontation between the Kennedy administration and Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett. Here’s a newsreel about the incident. close

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Integration of the University of Mississippi

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308050-1
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First Aired:
Sep 22, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 24, 2012 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 22, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2012 | 9:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2012 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2012 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3