Selma's First African American Mayor

Selma’s first African American mayor, James Perkins, Jr., discussed his political career and the impact the Civil Rights movement had on the city.… read more

Selma’s first African American mayor, James Perkins, Jr., discussed his political career and the impact the Civil Rights movement had on the city.

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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Selma's First African American Mayor

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Program ID:
445701-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Selma, Alabama, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2018 | 11:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 29, 2018 | 7:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 19, 2018 | 11:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2018 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2018 | 8:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2018 | 11:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2018 | 2:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2018 | 8:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 21, 2018 | 1:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 21, 2018 | 4:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2018 | 3:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2018 | 7:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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