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Long, Hot Summer ‘64; Program Nine

08/06/1964


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Series
Long, Hot Summer ‘64
Program
Program Nine
Program Number

9

Series Description

Radio. "Series of weekly programs focusing on the summer's civil rights struggle" Series release date: 1964

Program Description

Series description: Radio. "Series of weekly programs focusing on the summer's civil rights struggle"

Program focuses on recent events in Mississippi.

Ted Mascott reports on the FBI announcement that two of the three COFO workers have been found dead. Mascott then reads letter to the editor in the Mississippi newspaper The Clarion Ledger regarding the disappeared workers.

Ted Mascott interviews, by phone, Jeff Cowan, student COFO worker in Batesville, MS. Cowan reports at length about recent voter meetings and other COFO activities; the recent conventions of the Freedom Democratic Party(FDP); and explains in detail what the FDP is about.

Duration

00:30:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
News Report
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
News
Citation
Chicago: “Long, Hot Summer ‘64; Program Nine,” 08/06/1964, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_E43162CA84ED4CBABBE4F641B9DFB745.
MLA: “Long, Hot Summer ‘64; Program Nine.” 08/06/1964. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_E43162CA84ED4CBABBE4F641B9DFB745>.
APA: Long, Hot Summer ‘64; Program Nine. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_E43162CA84ED4CBABBE4F641B9DFB745
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