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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with John Seigenthaler, 2 of 3
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017 and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, American Experience Films and Firelight Media; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 31 mins
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 governmen...
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017 and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, American Experience Films and Firelight Media; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 31 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Julian Bond, 2 of 2
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017 and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 23 mins
Julian Bond is an American social activist and leader in the American civil rights movement, politician, professor, and writer. While a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early 1960s, he helped to establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017 and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 23 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Ken Grove, 2 of 2
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 8 mins
Ken Grove was a teenager working for the Alabama Journal newspaper in downtown Montgomery at the time of the Montgomery Bus Depot riot over the Freedom Riders.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 8 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Marvin Rich, 2 of 3
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 30 mins
Marvin Rich helped to organize a local chapter of CORE at Washington University in St. Louis. He went on to become CORE's national director of Community Relations in New York and held that position during the Freedom Rides.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 30 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Mary Jean Smith, 2 of 3
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
Mary Jean Smith was a Student at Tennessee State University on the Nashville, Tennessee, via Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi (Greyhound) ride. May 28, 1961
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Nicholas Katzenbach, 2 of 3
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
Nicholas Katzenbach served as Deputy Attorney General from 1962 to 1965, under Attorney General Robert Kennedy. He served as Attorney General from 1965 to 1966 under President Johnson. Katzenbach assisted in drafting civil rights legislation and played an important role in fighting segregation in the South.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Pauline Edythe Knight-Ofuso, 2 of 2
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 21 mins
Pauline Edythe Knight-Ofuso was a student at Tennessee State University and a Freedom Rider on the Nashville, Tennessee, via Montgomery, Alabama, to Jackson, Mississippi (Trailways) ride, May 28, 1961.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 21 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Rabbi Israel Dresner, 2 of 2
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 14 mins
Rabbi Israel Dresner was on the Interfaith Freedom Ride: Washington, DC to Tallahassee, Florida, June 13-16, 1961
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 14 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Raymond Arsenault, 2 of 5
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
Raymond Arsenault, author of "Freedom Riders", speaks with Stanley Nelson about the Freedom Riders.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Rebecca Diane McWhorter, 2 of 4
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 30 mins
This video contains an interview with Rebecca Diane McWhorter, an American journalist, commentator and author who has written extensively about race and the history of civil rights. She is the author of Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 30 mins
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