State Of Siege: Mississippi Whites and the Civil Rights Movement
Airs Saturday at 6AM on 93.9 FM and NJPR; Saturday at 2PM on AM 820; and Sunday at 8PM on AM 820 and NJPR
Saturday, February 25, 2012
No state in the South was more resistant to the struggle for black equality and none more violent than Mississippi. Drawing on newly discovered archival audio and groundbreaking research on the civil rights era, State of Siege brings to light the extraordinary tactics whites in Mississippi used to battle integration and the lasting impact of that battle in American politics today.