A Dialogue on Mississippi
- A Dialogue on Mississippi
- Producing Organization
- WGBH Educational Foundation
- Contributing Organization
- WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
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- David Gelfand, a summer project worker in Laurel, MS, for the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) and Charles Steptoe, the son of Eugene W. Steptoe, a civil rights activist and the largest freehold African American farmer in Liberty, MS, discuss the activities of COFO in Mississippi with reporter Rick Lee. The discussion includes a brief history of civil rights activities in the area since 1952; white attitudes and reaction, including beatings and two murders; living conditions, including limited educational and job opportunities for African Americans; organizing strategies; and the courage of local African Americans.
- Social Issues
- African Americans--Civil rights--History
- Media type
Interviewer: Lee, Rick
Interviewer: Gelfand, David
Interviewer: Steptoe, Charles
Producing Organization: WGBH Educational Foundation
Production Unit: Radio
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Identifier: 00-3018-00-00-001 (WGBH Item ID)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
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- Chicago: “A Dialogue on Mississippi,” 1964-09-22, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed November 19, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-945qgb91.
- MLA: “A Dialogue on Mississippi.” 1964-09-22. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. November 19, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-945qgb91>.
- APA: A Dialogue on Mississippi. 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_15-945qgb91