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Media and the civil rights movement collection

Repository: University of Mississippi. Dept. of Archives and Special Collections

Collection Description (CRHP): The collection contains audio and video of panel discussions and oral histories from participants such as Harry Ashmore, David Halberstam, Dorothy Gilliam, Haynes Johnson, Nick Katz, Bill Minor, Willie Morris, and Richard B. Stolley.

Collection Description (Extant): The symposium, "Covering the South: A National Symposium on the Media and the Civil Rights Movement," jointly sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and the departments of Journalism and Afro-American Studies, examined the Civil Rights Movement and the role the media played in both reporting and shaping the movement. Mr. Jack Nelson chaired the project and worked hard for two years to bring the symposium together.

Date(s): 1987

Digital Status: Unknown

Language: English

Interviewees: Harry Ashmore, David Halberstam, Dorothy Gilliam, Haynes Johnson, Nick Katz, Bill Minor, Willie Morris, Richard B. Stolley

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Civil rights movements--Press coverage
Journalists
Media

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Videorecordings

 

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