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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Clayborne Carson, 1 of 4
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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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
This video contains an interview with Clayborne Carson, an African-American professor of history at Stanford University, and director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute.
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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Delores Boyd, 1 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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 9 mins
Delores Boyd was 11 when she went to the meeting of Freedom Riders at the First Baptist Church, Montgomery.
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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 9 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Diane Nash, 1 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 Firelight Media; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 31 mins
Diane Nash was a student at Fisk University and a coordinator for the Nashville Freedom Riders.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, American Experience Films and Firelight Media; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 31 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Evan Thomas, 1 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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 18 mins
Award-winning journalist and Newsweek assistant managing editor Evan Thomas is author of Robert Kennedy: His Life.
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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 18 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Genevieve Hughes Houghton, 1 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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 31 mins
Genevieve Hughes Houghton was CORE field secretary on the CORE Freedom Ride May 4-17, 1961.
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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 31 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with John Seigenthaler, 1 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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Mary Jean Smith, 1 of 3
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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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 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
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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Nicholas Katzenbach, 1 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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 15 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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 15 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Raymond Arsenault, 1 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 1 (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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 29 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Rebecca Diane McWhorter, 1 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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 19 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 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 19 mins
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