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Freedom Summer's Widow

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer," premiering June 24, 2014.

Freedom Summer's Widow

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The Risk

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014 on American Experience PBS.

The Risk

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Searching for the Bodies

"I am going to find the answer. If this means driving every back road... I will do it."

Searching for the Bodies

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Living in Mississippi

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014 on American Experience PBS.

Living in Mississippi

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Training for Mississippi

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014 on American Experience PBS.

Training for Mississippi

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On a Hair Trigger

Watch a clip from American Experience "Freedom Summer," premiering June 24, 2014.

On a Hair Trigger

Video thumbnail: American Experience Julius Lester - "The Folk Singer"

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Julius Lester - "The Folk Singer"

"If somebody can threaten your life they own you. They own your soul." June 24, 2014.

Julius Lester - "The Folk Singer"

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Herbert Randall - "The Photographer"

“There will always be a need to document the struggle.” Freedom Summer premieres June 24.

Herbert Randall - "The Photographer"

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Freedom Summer, Chapter 1

"Freedom Summer" premieres June 24, 2014 at 9/8c.

Freedom Summer, Chapter 1

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Freedom Summer - Short Clip 1

Shattering the foundations of white supremacy. Freedom Summer premieres on June 24, 2014.

Freedom Summer - Short Clip 1

Video thumbnail: American Experience Anita Walton Moore - "The Librarian"

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Anita Walton Moore - "The Librarian"

"We knew that we were working to do better, and that one day it would be better."

Anita Walton Moore - "The Librarian"

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Tensions During Training

"Freedom Summer" premieres on American Experience PBS June 24 at 9/8c.

Tensions During Training

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Freedom Summer Extended Preview

Shattering the foundations of white supremacy in a segregated state. June 24 on PBS.

Freedom Summer Extended Preview

Video thumbnail: American Experience Mark Levy - "The Teacher"

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Mark Levy - "The Teacher"

"We accomplished some things, but we didn't do the whole job." Freedom Summer, June 24

Mark Levy - "The Teacher"

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How Many Beatings Have You Taken?

Watch a clip from American Experience "Freedom Summer," premiering June 24, 2014.

How Many Beatings Have You Taken?

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Fannie Lou Hamer's Powerful Testimony

Watch "Freedom Summer" on American Experience PBS on June 24, 2014.

Fannie Lou Hamer's Powerful Testimony

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What Was Freedom Summer?

They called it "a campaign that may have no parallel since the days of Reconstruction."

What Was Freedom Summer?

Video thumbnail: American Experience Daisy Harris Wade - "The Voter"

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Daisy Harris Wade - "The Voter"

Determined to secure the right to vote for herself and for future generations.

Daisy Harris Wade - "The Voter"

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"Miss Mississippi" Finds Trouble

"Freedom Summer" premieres on American Experience PBS June 24 at 9/8c.

"Miss Mississippi" Finds Trouble

Video thumbnail: American Experience Dorie Ladner - "The Activist"

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Dorie Ladner - "The Activist"

"The line was drawn in the sand for blacks and whites... I decided to cross that line."

Dorie Ladner - "The Activist"

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Freedom Summer Preview

Shattering the foundations of white supremacy. Freedom Summer premieres on June 24, 2014.

Freedom Summer Preview

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Bad Things Were Going to Happen

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer," premiering June 24, 2014.

Bad Things Were Going to Happen

Video thumbnail: American Experience Barney Frank - "The Politician"

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Barney Frank - "The Politician"

"I felt morally empowered, but it was very scary." Freedom Summer premieres June 24, 2014.

Barney Frank - "The Politician"

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Opposition to Freedom Summer

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer," premiering June 24, 2014.

Opposition to Freedom Summer

Video thumbnail: American Experience Charles McLaurin - "The Foot Soldier"

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Charles McLaurin - "The Foot Soldier"

"We were asked to leave. We did not, and we were arrested and locked up for the night."

Charles McLaurin - "The Foot Soldier"

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Three Missing Workers

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014 on American Experience PBS.

Three Missing Workers

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The State of Mississippi in 1964

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014 on American Experience PBS.

The State of Mississippi in 1964

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Pete Seeger and Freedom Summer

We interviewed Pete Seeger last April for the upcoming doc Freedom Summer, coming June 24.

Pete Seeger and Freedom Summer

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The Eulogy

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer" premiering June 24, 2014.

The Eulogy

Video thumbnail: American Experience John Howell - "The Publisher"

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John Howell - "The Publisher"

"We began to rethink some of the attitudes that we had lived with." Premiering June 24.

John Howell - "The Publisher"

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Seeking Radical Change

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer," premiering June 24, 2014.

Seeking Radical Change

Video thumbnail: American Experience Roscoe Jones - "The Preservationist"

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Roscoe Jones - "The Preservationist"

"The kids need to know history. Black and white, they need to know history." June 24, 2014

Roscoe Jones - "The Preservationist"

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Freedom is Not Free

Watch a clip from "Freedom Summer," premiering June 24, 2014.

Freedom is Not Free

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An Integrated Party

Watch "Freedom Summer" on American Experience PBS on June 24, 2014.

An Integrated Party

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Freedom Schools

Watch "Freedom Summer" on American Experience PBS June 24 at 9/8c.

Freedom Schools

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