Freedom Riders wait in Birmingham, Alabama to continue their trip to Montgomery.
Freedom Riders in Birmingham
A group of CORE Freedom Riders wait to leave Birmingham, Alabama at the Greyhound Bus station.
Bull Connor in Birmingham
Bull Connor addresses the camera while getting into a car in Birmingham, AL.
Waiting for a Bus to Montgomery
The Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth (pointing), Birmingham integration leader, talks with students in white waiting room of the Birmingham Greyhound bus station.
Nashville Student Movement Freedom Riders
A group of Freedom Riders organized b the Nashville Student Movement waits for a bus to leave Birmingham, Alabama for Montgomery, Alabama.
Attack in Birmingham
A mob attacks CORE Freedom Riders at the Birmingham, AL Trailways bus station.
Peck and Hughes to Jackson
Freedom Riders James Peck (back to camera) and Genevieve Hughes wait at a Trailways bus depot in Jackson, MS.
James Peck is hospitalized after being beaten at the Birmingham, Alabama Trailways bus station.
Bernard Lafayette, Jr.
On traveling into Mississippi
John Patterson, Governor of Alabama from 1958 to 1963, won election as a staunch segregationist. Patterson discusses his response to the Freedom Rides and his decision to refuse a phone call from President John F. Kennedy when the Freedom Riders encountered mob violence in Birmingham.