Tag: History
Interview
Airdate: November 6, 2013

Haysbert shares lessons learned from his participation as host of a moving documentary miniseries that explores the Civil War.

Interview
Airdate: October 21, 2013

The author of 16 books, the Harvard scholar talks about his latest project, the book & PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

Interview
Airdate: October 15, 2013

The award-winning director reflects on the Oscar buzz around his latest feature film, 12 Years a Slave.

Interview
Airdate: September 13, 2013

In separate conversations, McNair and Braddock comment on the 50th anniversary of the event that galvanized the civil rights movement in the U.S.

Blog: A Look BackBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
August 25th, 2013

During the 1960s, Dorothy Cotton served as the SCLC’s education director and organized grassroots training programs that were important in the success of the 1963 March on Washington.

Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Austin summarizes the EPI’s “The Unfinished March” report, which addresses changes that have—or have not—occurred in the 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Interview
Airdate: August 28, 2013

Carson reflects on the 1963 march—his first demonstration—and one of its complex and multifaceted leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Interview
Airdate: August 27, 2013

Two longtime activists—the Children’s Defense Fund founder and the former Civil Rights Commission chair—discuss the work being done to make the goals of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom a reality.

Interview
Airdate: August 28, 2013

Two of Dr. King’s three surviving children talk about the legacy of their activist father.

Interview
Airdate: August 26, 2013

The only surviving speaker from the 1963 March on Washington, Lewis reflects on his involvement—as a then-23-year-old student leader—in what would become a turning point for the civil rights movement.

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