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Program
Fannie Lou Hamer Interview
Contributing Organization
Pacifica Radio Archives (North Hollywood, California)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/28-bg2h70895r
Pacifica Radio Archives
BB1407
Filename
PRA_AAPP_BB1407_Fannie_Lou_Hamer_interview
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This record is featured in “Voices from the Southern Civil Rights Movement.”

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
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
Contributor
Hamer, Fannie Lou, Interviewee
Edwards, Colin, Interviewer
Media type
Sound
Duration
0:35:47
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Citation
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 May 26, 2017, 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. May 26, 2017. <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