Civil Rights

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First Person Accounts from 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign
Participants in the 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Campaign spoke about their experiences during the protest.
May 4, 2013 : 1 hr. 36 min.

Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Bi-Partisan Immigration Legislation
Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) talked about immigration and legislation he drafted with a bi-partisan group of seven other House members.
April 20, 2013 : 31 min. 19 sec.

First Lady Michelle Obama hosts Jackie Robinson Workshop
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the cast and crew of "42", a film about Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball.
April 20, 2013 : 56 min. 11 sec.

From Emancipation to the Civil Rights Movement
A panel of professors talked about the history of black freedom movements and their significance to United States history.
April 13, 2013 : 1 hr. 30 min.

Women's Suffrage Parade Centennial
Scenes and interviews from a centennial celebration marking the March 3, 1913 Women’s Suffrage Parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC.
March 24, 2013 : 26 min. 49 sec.

Black Power Movement in the 1960s
Professor Howard Brick of University of Michigan talked about civil rights and the Black Power Movement in the 1960s.
February 24, 2013 : 1 hr. 15 min.

James Patterson on Lyndon B. Johnson
Historian James Patterson on the divisive year of 1965, the year in which President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law, and sent additional troops to Vietnam.
November 17, 2012 : 59 min. 35 sec.

Women, Gender Discrimination, and the Courts
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the Supreme Court and the law.
September 23, 2012 : 1 hr. 14 min.

Emancipation and the Civil War
A panel discussion from the 2012 Civil War Institute Conference at Gettysburg College about President Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation.
September 22, 2012 : 1 hr. 17 min.

1963 March on Washington
A 20 minute vignette about the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
August 28, 2012 : 20 min. 12 sec.
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