Bishop Paul Hardin presided over the Council of Methodist Bishops during the 1960s and started the process of integrating the denomination. He was one of the first theology students at Emory University. Hardin served as pastor for the First Methodist Church of Birmingham throughout the early 1960s.--From Oral Histories of the American South biography.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking about the need for tolerance, 1966 November (News)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking about the philosophy of nonviolence and recent violent demonstrations in Virginia, 1963 (News)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking about the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) project, Atlanta, Georgia, 1965 June (News)