Video: Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary

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June 1964. Over 1,000 volunteers head to Mississippi to register black voters. By August, 4 people were dead, 80 beaten, 1,000 arrested, 67 churches, homes and businesses burned or bombed. This is the story of that summer… (Recorded Aug. 5, 2014 / 58 minutes)

Guests

CLAY CARSON – Director, Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, Stanford University; Professor of American History; Author of “In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s” (Harvard Univ. Press)

DOUG McADAM – Author, “Freedom Summer” (Oxford Univ. Press); Professor of Sociology, Stanford University

Plus a recorded interview with retired Superior Court Judge LEN EDWARDS, a participant in Freedom Summer

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