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A two-hour special starting ...

A two-hour special starting at 8pm.

Presented by Tavis Smiley, this special program features the personal, poignant and often painful memories of men and women who served on the frontlines or behind the scenes of Civil Rights Movement.

The years of the Civil Rights Movement are counted among the most volatile yet vibrant in American history. The people and events that shaped this period range from charismatic preachers and actors to students and domestic workers.

Guests include actors Danny Glover, Ruby Dee and Harry Belafonte; U.S. Representatives John Lewis and Eleanor Holmes Norton; former King attorney Clarence Jones; activist Marian Wright Edelman and many others.

You can listen and find more information here.

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