Minority Activism and the 1968 Election

Panelists talked about minority activism leading up to the 1968 election as part of Martin Luther King Jr.'s “Poor People’s Campaign.” They described how people of… read more

Minority Activism and the 1968 Election Panelists talked about minority activism leading up to the 1968 election as part of Martin Luther King Jr.'s “Poor People’s Campaign.” They described how people of different races worked together in the movement and explained how their cooperation has been largely remembered as an African American movement.

“When Poor People Marched on Washington: The '68 Campaign in Black and Brown” took place at a Library of Congress American Folklife Center symposium titled, “Organizing across the Boundaries: Strategies and Coalitions in the Struggle for Civil Rights and Social Justice.” close

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  • Guha Shankar Specialist Library of Congress->American Folklife Center
  • Maria Varela Member (Former) Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
  • Stephen Winick Writer and Editor Library of Congress->American Folklife Center
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Minority Activism and the 1968 Election

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Program ID:
321701-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 09, 2014 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 17, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 17, 2014 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 18, 2014 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 18, 2014 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2014 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 02, 2014 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 08, 2014 | 10:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 09, 2014 | 6:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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