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Episode
Commentary of a Black Southern Bus Rider / Rosa Parks
Contributing Organization
Pacifica Radio Archives (North Hollywood, California)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/28-kw57d2qp45
Pacifica Radio Archives
BB0566
Filename
PRA_AAPP_BB0566_Rosa_Parks_commentary
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This record is featured in “Voices from the Southern Civil Rights Movement.”

Description
Rosa Parks discusses her refusal on December 1, 1955, to give up a seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus to a white man and the resulting boycott that ensued, which was in progress at the time of this interview. The Montgomery bus boycott is widely considered to be one of the key movement actions of the civil rights movement.
Broadcast
1962-12-20
Created
1956-04-00
Genres
Interview
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Subjects
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005; Roger, Sidney; Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- Montgomery (Ala.); African Americans--Civil rights--History
Contributor
Parks, Rosa, Interviewee
Roger, Sidney, Interviewer
Media type
Sound
Duration
0:16:04
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