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Meet The Press: James H. Meredith

Date : 06/19/1966

Clip Length : 00:24:01

James H. Meredith, the first African American to enroll at the University of Mississippi, discusses the civil rights movement. He believes that blacks and whites should continue working together, but he believes that black people can only progress to the point that general society will accept and permit.

Meet The Press: James H. Meredith
President Kennedy Addresses the Nation on Civil Rights

Date : 06/11/1963

Clip Length : 00:05:50

After deploying the Alabama National Guard to help two black students integrate the University of Alabama, President John F. Kennedy addresses the nation about civil rights. This is the full and unedited version of the speech.

President Kennedy Addresses the Nation on Civil Rights
A Confrontation for Integration at the University of Alabama

Date : 06/11/1963

Clip Length : 00:06:05

Alabama Governor George Wallace makes his infamous stand at the schoolhouse door to protest a federal order that allowed desegregation at the University of Alabama.

A Confrontation for Integration at the University of Alabama
25 Years Since Racial Integration at University of Alabama

Date : 06/11/1988

Clip Length : 00:02:18

Twenty-five years after Vivian Malone Jones was refused entry at the University of Alabama, an all white school, she says she would engage in the fight for civil rights all over again.

25 Years Since Racial Integration at University of Alabama
Ole Miss Honors James Meredith

Date : 10/01/2006

Clip Length : 00:01:56

This report profiles James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first black student to attend the all-white University of Mississippi. Now, more than forty years after that historic day, Ole Miss honors Meredith with a statue.

Ole Miss Honors James Meredith
Governor Barnett Cites Tenth Amendment in Barring James Meredith from Ole Miss

Date : 09/26/1962

Clip Length : 00:03:00

Mississippi Governor Ross Barnett, a staunch segregationist, refuses to allow James Meredith to desegregate the University of Mississippi by enrolling at the school. Barnett cites the 10th Amendment as he bars the door. Despite Barnett's attempts to stop him and subsequent riots on the campus, Meredith enrolls and graduates from Ole Miss, becoming a landmark figure in the Civil Rights era.

Governor Barnett Cites Tenth Amendment in Barring James Meredith from Ole Miss
The Struggle for School Integration

Date : 10/01/2004

Clip Length : 00:11:57

This NBC documentary charts the lengthy struggle for school desgregation in America, from the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954 to the battle to integrate the University of Alabama in 1963.

The Struggle for School Integration
Robert Kennedy Shows His Commitment to Civil Rights

Date : 05/28/1993

Clip Length : 00:01:39

Charlayne Hunter-Gault recalls a visit from Robert F. Kennedy in the spring of 1961, when she was one of the first black students at the University of Georgia. He made it clear he was a supporter.

Robert Kennedy Shows His Commitment to Civil Rights

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