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Press conference : Gov. Sanders

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Creator:Freedom on Film
Title:Press conference : Gov. Sanders
Date:1965
Description:

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
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 | Americus (Ga.) | Sumter County (Ga.)
Collection:Americus
Institution:Franklin College of Arts and Sciences (University of Georgia)
Contributors:Civil Rights Digital Library Collection (Digital Library of Georgia) | Freedom on Film Collection
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga.] : Freedom on Film | 2007
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Cite as: Freedom on Film : Civil Rights in Georgia, http://civilrights.uga.edu/

For permission to use story passages or images from the Web site, contact Dr. Barbara McCaskill at bmccaski@uga.edu.

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Forms part of the Civil Rights Digital Library.

Forms part of the Freedom on Film Learning Object Website.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.civilrights.uga.edu/bibliographies/americus/sanders.htm