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American Experience

A Simple, But Daring Plan

Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 1m 35s

Learn about the 1961 Freedom Rides from the Freedom Riders themselves, and how they deliberately violated the segregation laws of the deep South.

Aired: 02/06/12

Rating: NR

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