American Experience Meghna Chandra: Student Freedom Rider
An introductory video to Meghna Chandra, one of the forty 2011 Student Freedom Riders. Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: Meghna Chandra: Student Freedom Rider
An introductory video to Meghna Chandra, one of the forty Student Freedom Riders participating in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride. From May 6-16, college students will join original Freedom Riders in retracing the 1961 Rides from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA.• Visit the Meghna Chandra: Student Freedom Rider webpage
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Premiere Date: 04/07/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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Important events of the Civil Rights Movement between 1942 and 1961.
Experience the original 1961 rides with an interactive map
Biographies of Freedom Riders, movement leaders, and other figures.
Watch twelve short films about issues surrounding the film