Program
Fannie Lou Hamer Interview
Producing Organization
KPFA (Radio station : Berkeley, Calif.)
Contributing Organization
Pacifica Radio Archives (North Hollywood, California)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/28-bg2h70895r
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Description
Colin Edwards interviews Fannie Lou Hamer on the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, voting rights, human rights, and politics during an interview he taped during her visit to Berkeley. Mrs. Hamer also relates a vicious beating she received in a Winona, Mississippi, jail from two African American prisoners forced by officials. She discusses her admiration for the Deacons for Defense and her friendship with Malcolm X. For information on Mrs. Hamer, see Kay Mills, This Little Light of Mine: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2007).
Broadcast
1965-09-24
Created
1965-00-00
Genres
Interview
Topics
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Public Affairs
Politics and Government
Subjects
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Voting--Mississippi; African Americans--Civil rights--History
Media type
Sound
Duration
0:35:47
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Credits
Interviewee: Hamer, Fannie Lou
Interviewer: Edwards, Colin
Producing Organization: KPFA (Radio station : Berkeley, Calif.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
Pacifica Radio Archives
Identifier: 2664_D01 (Pacifica Radio Archives)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Pacifica Radio Archives
Identifier: PRA_AAPP_BB1407_Fannie_Lou_Hamer_interview (Filename)
Format: audio/vnd.wave
Generation: Master: preservation
Duration: 0:35:47
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Citations
Chicago: “Fannie Lou Hamer Interview,” 1965-09-24, Pacifica Radio Archives, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed December 11, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_28-bg2h70895r.
MLA: “Fannie Lou Hamer Interview.” 1965-09-24. Pacifica Radio Archives, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_28-bg2h70895r>.
APA: Fannie Lou Hamer Interview. Boston, MA: Pacifica Radio Archives, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_28-bg2h70895r