American Experience

The Turning Point: A Short Film from Freedom Riders

Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 3m 44s

The state of Mississippi's plan to bankrupt CORE backfired when, on August 14, 1961, all but nine of the Freedom Riders returned to Jackson for their arraignment.

Aired: 04/10/11

Rating: NR

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