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Series
American Experience
Episode
Freedom Riders
Raw Footage
Interview with John Seigenthaler, 1 of 3
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-mc8rb6x31v
Description
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.
Subjects
American history, African Americans, civil rights, racism, segregation, activism, students
Publisher
WGBH Educational Foundation, Release Agent
Rights
(c) 2011-2017 WGBH Educational Foundation
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
0:28:36
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Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Freedom Riders; Interview with John Seigenthaler, 1 of 3,” WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed August 17, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-mc8rb6x31v.
MLA: “American Experience; Freedom Riders; Interview with John Seigenthaler, 1 of 3.” WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. August 17, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-mc8rb6x31v>.
APA: American Experience; Freedom Riders; Interview with John Seigenthaler, 1 of 3. 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-mc8rb6x31v