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They Were There: Remembering the Civil Rights Movement

Although many of the movers and shakers of the Civil Rights era are gone now, their names will live forever through their achievements. This NewsHour program describes the courageous actions of Rosa Parks and Hamilton Holmes and picks the brain of John Lewis about what it was like to take part in the Freedom Ride and to lead the Selma march on Bloody Sunday.


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Remembering Hamilton Holmes: Jim Lehrer talks with NewsHour correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault about the achievements of the late Hamilton Holmes. She and Holmes made history as the first African-Americans to attend the University of Georgia.

Gergen Dialogue—John Lewis and the Civil Rights Movement: David Gergen, editor-at-large of U.S. News & World Report, interviews Congressman John Lewis (D-GA), author of Walking with the Wind, about his experiences during the Civil Rights movement.

Remembering Rosa Parks: After a look at the life of Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks, Jeffrey Brown reflects on the far-reaching impact of her actions with the Reverend Joseph Lowery and Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congressional delegate for Washington, D.C.


(28 minutes)

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Item#: BVL37584
Copyright date: ©2005
DVD (Chaptered) ISBN 978-1-4213-9078-9

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