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Long, Hot Summer ‘64; Two Days in the Life of Ellen Siegel

08/20/1964


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Series
Long, Hot Summer ‘64
Program
Two Days in the Life of Ellen Siegel
Program Number

11

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 consists of reading of a letter to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Siegel, white Northerners, from their daughter Ellen, who is currently in jail in Mississippi for her efforts in support of the Mississippi Summer Project. This first hand account is augmented with audio recorded by Ellen Siegal of the actualities described in the narrative.

Duration

00:30:07

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Long, Hot Summer ‘64; Two Days in the Life of Ellen Siegel,” 08/20/1964, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_EAC35A9E89094B26A5B5F8AEB73833D8.
MLA: “Long, Hot Summer ‘64; Two Days in the Life of Ellen Siegel.” 08/20/1964. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_EAC35A9E89094B26A5B5F8AEB73833D8>.
APA: Long, Hot Summer ‘64; Two Days in the Life of Ellen Siegel. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_EAC35A9E89094B26A5B5F8AEB73833D8
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