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Press conference : Gov. Sanders

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Creator:Freedom on Film
Creator:Freedom on Film (Project)
Title:Press conference : Gov. Sanders
Date:2006, 1965

In this clip, Governor Carl E. Sanders holds a press conference on August 4, 1965, to discuss the police protection of Americus citizens. He urges citizens to conduct peaceful protests, and to use local courts to resolve their grievances. Here Sanders also addresses the voter registration crisis in Americus.

Freedom on Film is a component of the Civil Rights Digital Library, which received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Types:Instructional materials | Articles | Lesson plans | Teaching guides | Text
Subjects:Sanders, Carl Edward, 1925- | Sumter County Movement (Americus, Ga.) | African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Americus | Civil rights movements--Georgia--Americus | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Americus | African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Americus | Press conferences--Georgia--Americus | Voter registration--Georgia--Americus | Intervention (Federal government)--Georgia--Americus | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | United States, Georgia, Sumter County, Americus, 32.0723862, -84.2326876
Institution:Franklin College of Arts and Sciences (University of Georgia)
Contributors:Freedom on Film (Project)
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Athens, Ga. : Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

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