American Experience The Strategy: A Short Film from Freedom Riders
Future Freedom Riders trained in Nashville by role-playing nonviolence. Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: The Strategy: A Short Film from Freedom Riders
In the decades after WWII, civil rights leaders relied on legal and legislative challenges to dismantle segregation. But in the early 1960s, activists impatient for change turned to a new strategy: non-violent direct action.
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Premiere Date: 01/12/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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