Voting Rights March in Selma

In March of 1965, civil rights activists and religious leaders marched from Selma to Montgomery to demand African Americans be given the right to vote.… read more

In March of 1965, civil rights activists and religious leaders marched from Selma to Montgomery to demand African Americans be given the right to vote. National Park Service Guide April Baldwin visited several sites in Selma that were integral to the movement including the Dallas County Courthouse, Brown Chapel AME Church and the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Selma, Alabama, from April 21-27 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter 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 Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Program ID:
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Vignette
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Tour
Location:
Selma, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2018 | 5:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2019 | 12:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • May 19, 2018 | 5:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2018 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2018 | 1:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2018 | 2:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2018 | 3:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2019 | 12:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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