1964: The Fight for a Right

1964: The Fight for a Right

Special | 56m 46s

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By 1964, black Mississippians had suffered 75 years of Jim Crow. Civil rights activists came up with a daring plan for change. Bringing white students to Mississippi for a summer-long voter registration drive. Mississippi Public Broadcasting commemorated the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer with a documentary which explored the content, events, and aftermath of those 10 weeks.

Aired: 07/11/14 | Rating: NR

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