American experience. Freedom riders. Interview with John Seigenthaler. 1 of 3 / [produced by WGBH].
- Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, 2011.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (29 minutes)
- Additional Creators:
- Nelson, Stanley, 1955-, Grant, Laurens, Seigenthaler, John, 1927-2014, and WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
- Language Note:
- In English.
- John Seigenthaler was a native of Nashville, TN who worked as a newspaper reporter at The Nashville Tennessean prior to working as a special assistant to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. As special assistant to the Attorney General, Seigenthaler initially served as the intermediary between the federal government, the Freedom Riders, and white segregationist state officials.
- Seigenthaler, John, 1927-2014—Interviews
- Freedom Rides, 1961
- Civil rights movements—United States—History
- Civil rights workers—United States—20th century—Interviews
- Segregation—United States—History
- Racism—United States—History—20th century
- African Americans—Civil rights
- United States—Race relations—20th century
- Digital File Characteristics:
- data file
- Title from resource description page (viewed September 13, 2017).
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Interviewee: John Seigenthaler.
- Won 2011 Emmy Awards, Primetime Emmy, Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming
Won 2011 Emmy Awards, Primetime Emmy, Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming
Won 2011 Emmy Awards, Primetime Emmy, Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking
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