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Raymond Arsenault ...
Himself, author of 'Freedom Riders'
Genevieve Houghton ...
Herself, Freedom Rider
Gordon Carey ...
Himself, core staff
Derek Catsam ...
Himself, historian
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Himself, Freedom Rider
Diane Nash ...
Herself, student, Fisk University
Charles Person ...
Himself, Freedom Rider
Sangernetta Gilbert Bush ...
Herself, Montgomery resident
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Himself, Nashville resident
Evan Thomas ...
Himself, Robert F. Kennedy biographer
John Patterson ...
Himself, Governor of Alabama 1959-1963
Clayborne Carson ...
Himself, historian
James M. Lawson Jr. ...
Himself, Nashville Christian Leadership Council
Jerry Ivor Moore ...
Himself, Freedom Rider
Hank Thomas ...
Himself, Freedom Rider
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This is the story of more than four hundred Americans who participated in a bold and dangerous experiment designed to awaken the conscience of a complacent nation. These self-proclaimed, 'Freedom Riders' challenged the mores of a racially segregated society by performing a disarmingly simple act. Written by Anonymous

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Some footage used about 40 minutes into the movie show Alabama State Trooper/Highway Patrol cars that clearly post-date the Spring/Summer 1961 Freedom Riders movement. One of the cars is a 1962 Plymouth and the other is a 1963 Chevrolet. The scene is used in context of the Freedom Riders arriving in Montgomery but apparently came from a later, unrelated incident. See more »

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