Former sharecropper Fannie Lou Hamer's Congressional testimony is so powerful that President Johnson calls an impromptu press conference to get her off the air. But his plan backfires.
Folk singer Pete Seeger gave concerts in Mississippi in the summer of 1964. On stage one night, he made a grave announcement.
When Mickey Schwerner was killed in Mississippi in the summer of 1964, much attention was trained on his wife, Rita.
"We knew that we were working to do better, and that one day it would be better," Anita Walton Moore.