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Stanley Nelson and Rip Patton on Talk of the Nation

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Tune in at 3pm EST to listen to Freedom Riders director Stanley Nelson and Freedom Rider Rip Patton as they are featured on NPR’s Talk of the Nation.

Ray Arsenault on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

Get on the Bus: 50 Years of ‘Freedom Rides’
Fresh Air from WHYY

May 4, 2011, marks the 50th anniversary of the first Freedom Ride. To commemorate the occasion Fresh Air is replaying interviews with civil rights activist James Farmer Jr., one of the organizers of the 1961 Freedom Ride, and historian Raymond Arsenault. Arsenault’s book Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial JusticeĀ has just been rereleased as a companion volume to the film Freedom Riders, premiering May 16, 2011, on PBS.

The Callie Crossley Show

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Rip Patton at the WGBH studio of the Calley Crossley Show

Rip Patton on the Calley Crossley Show

Student Rider Peter Davis joined original riders Rip Patton (pictured), Bernard Lafayette and Genevieve Houghton at WGBH on April 20 for a Freedom Riders event.

After a preview screening and Q&A, the four were featured in an episode of the Calley Crossley Show.