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American Experience

Day 10: Tania Smith

Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 1m 29s

Student Tania Smith interviews Earnest "Rip" Patton about the importance of music to the Freedom Riders.

Aired: 05/22/11

Rating: NR

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