Civil Unrest and Economic Conditions Before 1968

2018 is the 50th anniversary of the 1968 “Poor People’s Campaign” envisioned by Martin Luther King Jr. to shift the focus of the civil… read more

2018 is the 50th anniversary of the 1968 “Poor People’s Campaign” envisioned by Martin Luther King Jr. to shift the focus of the civil rights movement to economic issues. Reverend King was assassinated a few weeks before the campaign got underway in Washington, D.C. This program is from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture and featured a discussion on civil unrest and economic conditions leading up to 1968, particularly in Detroit, Michigan and Newark, New Jersey. close

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Civil Unrest and Economic Conditions Before 1968

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Program ID:
448765-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 08, 2018 | 9:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 2018 | 10:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 08, 2018 | 9:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2018 | 1:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2018 | 4:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 08, 2018 | 9:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2018 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 09, 2018 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2018 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2018 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2018 | 4:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2018 | 10:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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