Mississippi: A Thread Through Time

Freedom Summer

Special | 1m | Video has closed captioning.

In the summer of 1964—Freedom Summer—hundreds of college students came to Mississippi. Their mission? To register African Americans to vote, at a time when blacks were systematically excluded from the political process.

Aired: 08/20/17

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Mississippi: A Thread Through Time is a local public television program presented by MPB.