State Of Siege: Mississippi Whites and the Civil Rights Movement

Airs Sunday February 24th at 7AM on AM 820

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Sunday, February 24, 2013

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. Produced by American RadioWorks

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