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Series
Long, Hot Summer '64
Episode
Episode Two
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-02c86fs0
Description
The second in a series of weekly news reports documenting the civil rights movement during the summer of 1964 includes a report by Paul Cowan from an Oxford, Ohio, Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) training program to prepare teachers in the Mississippi Summer Project and reactions there to the news that three colleagues, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner have mysteriously disappeared. Latest Associated Press news on the workers. A telephone conversation with Jim Jackson, leader of local youth council in SA, wadein. Blocked by group. Close to 50, two whites from Gainsville. White female attacked. Hell broke loose. Police arrested and order us off beach. Wade-in attempts at beach. Two leaders of group arrested. Why? NV, bt if beat, arrested for fighting. AP comments: another attempt produced a brawl. Accepted a dare. Spoke with FM. Grand jury handled down recommendation. Said that N should cease demos for 30 days and would then consider an biracial committee. Info that head is a segregationist. Reaction to Dr. Ks statement: typical white reaction. Bites hand. Groups better organized now. Read letter to editor. Interview by Barbara Miller. A liberal from Mississippi. Q about whether could accomplish more by staying home. Produced for the Educational Radio Network. For information on the St. Augustine movement, see David J. Garrow, ed., St. Augustine, Florida, 1963-1964: Mass Protest and Racial Violence (Brooklyn: Carlson Publishing, 1989). What will be the effect in both community. Hope they can make contact with blacks. By talking with them can give enthusiasm.
Broadcast
1964-06-18
Genres
News
News Report
Topics
News
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
News
Subjects
African Americans--Civil rights--History
Creator
Radio, Production Unit
Mascott, Ted, Producer
Contributor
Conley, T.F., Reporter
Hayling, R.B., Interviewee
Brown, Jonathan, Reporter
England, Bill, Interviewee
Dawson, Eugene, Interviewee
Media type
Sound
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Chicago: “Long, Hot Summer '64; Episode Two,” 1964-06-18, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed July 22, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-02c86fs0.
MLA: “Long, Hot Summer '64; Episode Two.” 1964-06-18. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. July 22, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-02c86fs0>.
APA: Long, Hot Summer '64; Episode Two. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-02c86fs0