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Let Freedom Ring

Despite the colossal and continuing legacy of America’s civil rights era, the movement is often best understood through the historical moments in which it took place. This NBC News program presents original coverage from frontline correspondents and camera teams at work during critical junctures in America’s battle for racial equality. Examines the Greensboro sit-ins; the Freedom Rider phenomenon; the efforts by, in support of, and against black students entering southern schools and universities; the March on Washington; and other events and initiatives. DVD version contains a bonus half-hour interview with Dr. Martin Luther King following the success of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. (47 min. + 53 min. of bonus material). Dist.: Films Media Group. 2008. 100 min.