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JOUR 216 - The Press and The Civil Rights Movement


Credits: 4
Planned Offering: Spring

Prerequisite: Journalism 101 or instructor consent. Appropriate for history majors or African-American studies students. This research seminar examines the press’s role in the Civil Rights Movement of the South in the 1950s and ‘60s. It includes a 10-day tour of key sites of the movement and archives related to its history (Greensboro, Atlanta, Birmingham and Nashville), oral-history interviews with press veterans, readings, discussions, and proposals for a research paper and a magazine article. Cumming





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