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American Experience; Freedom on My Mind


Total length of both hours: 1:56:19 includes 1:07 turnkey break

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American Experience
Freedom on My Mind
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

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In 1964, a daring movement called the Mississippi Voter Registration Project brought a revolution to the Magnolia State. This program is the story of how a dedicated group of individuals -- both black and white -- challenged some of the most powerful political forces in the country and changed Mississippi politics forever.



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Chicago: “American Experience; Freedom on My Mind,” 12/01/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_576C830A5614414F8694CF4C50224C21.
MLA: “American Experience; Freedom on My Mind.” 12/01/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_576C830A5614414F8694CF4C50224C21>.
APA: American Experience; Freedom on My Mind. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_576C830A5614414F8694CF4C50224C21
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