A Time for Freedom

This film documents the “Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom,” a civil rights demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial on May 17, 1957.… read more

This film documents the “Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom,” a civil rights demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial on May 17, 1957. Approximately 25,000 people gathered to mark the third anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, and to call for civil rights legislation to address the problems of segregation and racial violence. Speakers include A. Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins, Bayard Rustin, Martin Luther King Jr., Harry Belafonte, Rosa Parks, and Mahalia Jackson. The film also includes interviews with attendees, and scenes from the Montgomery bus boycott, Harlem, New York, and segregated areas in the South. close

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A Time for Freedom

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Program ID:
456777-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 21, 2019 | 1:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2019 | 2:54am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 21, 2019 | 1:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2019 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2019 | 11:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2019 | 7:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 02, 2019 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2019 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2019 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 09, 2019 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2019 | 9:44pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2019 | 2:54am EST | C-SPAN 3

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