Lunch Counter Sit-In Reenactment

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History presented a theatrical performance with a “1960 Civil Rights Activist,” who teaches… read more

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History presented a theatrical performance with a “1960 Civil Rights Activist,” who teaches visitors about non-violent sit-in tactics and uses the historic Woolworth lunch counter from Greensboro, North Carolina, as a backdrop. The lunch counter was the site of a 1960 sit-in by four African American college students protesting segregation. We heard first from Lonnie Bunch, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, who explained how the lunch counter was saved for history. close

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Lunch Counter Sit-In Reenactment

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Program ID:
314429-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 21, 2013 | 11:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2013 | 11:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 21, 2013 | 11:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2013 | 2:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2013 | 6:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2013 | 9:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2013 | 10:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2013 | 2:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2013 | 11:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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