1979 Greensboro Shooting

Gayle Hicks Fripp talked about the November 3, 1979, mass shooting in Greensboro, North Carolina, that came to be known as the “Greensboro Massacre” and the… read more

Gayle Hicks Fripp talked about the November 3, 1979, mass shooting in Greensboro, North Carolina, that came to be known as the “Greensboro Massacre” and the overall impact it played in the civil rights movement. Violence erupted between members of the Ku Klux Klan and members of the Communist Workers Party during a march that day.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Greensboro, North Carolina, from January 19-22, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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1979 Greensboro Shooting

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Location:
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 2015 | 3:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2015 | 7:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Feb 22, 2015 | 3:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2015 | 7:16am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2015 | 10:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 2:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 11, 2015 | 5:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2015 | 7:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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