State Of Siege: Mississippi Whites and the Civil Rights Movement

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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.

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Don Stanton

I once saw a Documentary on Television that showed how the Jackson, Mississippi local station was involved with the effort to maintain segregation. This documentary also showed interviews and the story of Tugaloo College and some of the local churches and Pastors in Jackson and their involvment in the segration issue in the 1960s. I am trying to find that Documentary either on VHS or DVD but am having no luck. Can you help? Thanks.

Feb. 26 2012 11:39 PM

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