The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom
Civil Rights Activist Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth on Bombings and Beatings in 1950s Birmingham
In an interview broadcast May 18, 1961, on CBS Reports: Who Speaks for Birmingham? Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth (1922–2011), one of the founders of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the leading civil rights figure in Birmingham, Alabama, discusses the violence he suffered in 1955 and 1957 (shown in archival footage).
Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. Courtesy of CBS News