American Experience

Tensions During Training

Clip: Season 26 Episode 6 | 5m 16s

During training before Freedom Summer in 1964, tension between the mostly-white volunteers and the mostly-black SNCC staff became evident immediately. "We have to know you. We have to love you, but we don't understand you." "Freedom Summer" premieres on American Experience PBS June 24, at 9/8c.

Aired: 06/24/14

Rating: NR

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