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C.T. Vivian with National Guardsmen on bus from Birmingham, AL to Jackson, MS.
Freedom Riders Arriving in Alabama
Freedom Riders arriving at Birmingham, AL bus station in 1961. Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth escorts Catherine Burks-Brooks, John Lewis, and other Freedom Riders.
Vivian and Nash march in Nashville
C.T. Vivian and Diane Nash lead a demonstration march to City Hall in Nashville, TN.
On the impact of employing nonviolence
On why Civil Rights activism increased in the 1960s.
On the Kennedys' response to the Freedom Rides
On Robert Kennedy's request for a cooling off period