Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Gary May talks about the city of Selma, Alabama and its role in the 1965 voting rights fight for African Americans. He also spoke about the… read more

Gary May talks about the city of Selma, Alabama and its role in the 1965 voting rights fight for African Americans. He also spoke about the movie Selma and some of the historical inaccuracies in the film. Mr. May is the author of Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy. close

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Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Program ID:
326988-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 25, 2015 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 26, 2015 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 25, 2015 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 26, 2015 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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