Dorie Ladner - "The Activist"
Clip: Season 26 Episode 6 | 5m 31s
Inspired by the work of Medgar Evers, Dorie Ladner has dedicated much of her life to the work of the civil rights movement. Deeply affected by the murder of Evers as well as the four little girls killed in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, Ladner welcomed the help and the attention that Freedom Summer volunteers brought to Mississippi in 1964.
Aired: 06/24/14Video has closed captioning.
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