American Experience

The Fresh Troops: A Short Film from Freedom Riders

Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 4m 15s

Rev. James M. Lawson, Jr. trained future Freedom Riders in nonviolence through role-playing activities in Nashville, TN. Drawing upon this training, students worked to desegregate businesses in downtown Nashville.

Aired: 04/10/11

Rating: NR

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