1964: The Fight for a Right

In 1964 in Mississippi, people died in an effort to force the state to allow African Americans the right to vote. Although the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer has passed, the struggle for voting rights is still pertinent. With historical footage and interviews with Freedom Summer architects, "1964: The Fight for a Right" uses Mississippi to explain American voting issues in the last 150 years. 

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1964: The Fight for a Right