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Other Voices: Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary
Date Tuesday August 05
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Community Media Center
900 San Antonio Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Event Type Panel Discussion
June 1964. Over 1,000 volunteers head to Mississippi to register black voters. By August, 4 people were dead, 80 beaten, 1,000 arrested, 67 churches, homes and businesses burned or bombed. This is the story of that summer…

Special Guests:

Director, Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, Stanford University
Professor of American History

Author, Freedom Summer (Oxford Univ. Press)
Professor of Sociology, Stanford University
Added to the calendar on Friday Jul 11th, 2014 4:29 PM