Former sharecropper Fannie Lou Hamer's Congressional testimony is so powerful that President Johnson calls an impromptu press conference to get her off the air. But his plan backfires.
Volunteer Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons recalls hearing that fellow volunteers James Chaney, Mickey Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman were missing.
"The line was drawn in the sand for blacks and whites... I decided to cross that line," Dorie Ladner.
A New York City teacher, Bob Moses went to Mississippi to help organize the largest grassroots civil rights campaign the country had ever seen.