American Experience

Season 23 Episode 12

Freedom Riders

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Aired Monday 9:00 PM May 16, 2011 on PBS
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A documentary on Americans of all ages and races who traveled the deep South to protest local segregation laws in 1961.
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      • Many of the Freedom Riders faced problems making connections between Nashville and Birmingham because Jimmy Hoffa sent word to teamster drivers not to allow them on Greyhound buses.

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      • John Seigenthaler (Tennessee resident): I grew up in the South. The child of good and decent parents. We had (black) women who worked in our household, sometimes surrogate mothers. They were invisible women to me. I can't believe I couldn't see them...

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