American Experience

Why Be a Freedom Rider?

Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 36s Video has closed captioning.

In this video from 1961, two Freedom Riders explain why they risked their lives to participate in the Freedom Rides.

Aired: 02/06/12

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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