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Remembering the 'Godmother' of Civil Rights, Dorothy Height

Date : 04/20/2010

Clip Length : 00:02:40

Dorothy Height, who crusaded for racial justice by standing up against lynching and rural poverty, passed away in April of 2010 at 98 years old.

Remembering the 'Godmother' of Civil Rights, Dorothy Height
White Supremacist to Be Retried for Medgar Evers Murder

Date : 01/27/1994

Clip Length : 00:02:09

Byron De La Beckwith, the man accused of killing civil rights leader Medgar Evers, has been tried for the crime twice but was never convicted. New evidence in the case warrants yet another retrial.

White Supremacist to Be Retried for Medgar Evers Murder
40th Anniversary of Birmingham Church Bombing

Date : 09/15/2003

Clip Length : 00:01:40

Katie Couric looks back at the day that the 16th Street Baptist Church was bombed in Birmingham, Alabama. After the bodies of four girls are found buried in the rubble, the crime becomes a turning point in the struggle for civil rights.

40th Anniversary of Birmingham Church Bombing
The March on Washington

Date : 01/01/2004

Clip Length : 00:03:54

When civil rights leader A. Phillip Randolph proposed a civil rights march in Washington for the summer of 1963, no one knew how large the crowd would be. The number would eventually rise above 200,000 people.

The March on Washington
Meet The Press: Roy Wilkins and Martin Luther King, Jr. on March on Washington

Date : 08/25/1963

Clip Length : 00:23:54

Over 100,000 people are expected to participate in the March on Washington. The march is being held in support of civil rights legislation, jobs, freedom, and equality.

Meet The Press: Roy Wilkins and Martin Luther King, Jr. on March on Washington
Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers Murdered

Date : 06/12/1963

Clip Length : 00:00:47

Medgar Evers, the NAACP field officer for Mississippi, is assassinated by a high-powered rifle blast.

Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers Murdered
Bull Connor Statement

Date : 06/11/1963

Clip Length : 00:01:45

The Police Chief of Birmingham Alabama, George "Bull" Connor, explains how the city does not need the 3000 federal troops that the President sent to control the racial unrest caused by Martin Luther King Jr.

Bull Connor Statement
Secret Audiotapes of JFK Decrying Civil Rights Violations In Birmingham

Date : 01/17/2005

Clip Length : 00:02:47

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library releases secret Oval Office recordings of President John F. Kennedy deploring the use of force to quell civil rights marches in Birmingham, Alabama.

Secret Audiotapes of JFK Decrying Civil Rights Violations In Birmingham
The Troubling Summer of 1963

Date : 01/01/2004

Clip Length : 00:05:04

Civil Rights, Martin Luther King Jr. MLK, Reverend, Civil Rights Movement, Leader, Organizers, Boycott, Business, Inequality, Race, Racism, John Lewis, Symbol, Change, Social Change, Birmingham, Alabama, Segregation, Church, Protest, Bull Connor, Hoses, Freedom Rides, Freedom Riders, Cambridge, Maryland, Summer, 1963

The Troubling Summer of 1963
Bayard Rustin, Civil Rights Leader

Date : 08/24/1987

Clip Length : 00:02:27

Complex civil rights leader and organizer Bayard Rustin has died at age 77. Rustin was a mentor to Martin Luther King, Jr. and to the civil rights movement.

Bayard Rustin, Civil Rights Leader
Coretta Scott King Remembered

Date : 02/07/2006

Clip Length : 00:04:11

At Coretta Scott King's funeral, the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. was remembered both for her achievements in civil rights and for her humanity.

Coretta Scott King Remembered

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