Above photo: C-SPAN Marketing team member Rachel Katz and Bright House Networks Director of Public Affairs Robert Smith at the C-SPAN/Bright House Networks booth this week during the Civil Rights Movement Anniversary in Birmingham, Alabama.
Bright House Networks partnered with C-SPAN to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement this past week.
The events included a special C-SPAN tent at Kelly Ingram Park for the Turnipseed March, where guests were able to learn about C-SPAN’s unique programming and pick up C-SPAN information and giveaways.
C-SPAN will air coverage of the anniversary on C-SPAN3 and www.c-span.org on Saturday, May 4 at 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. CT.
Coverage will include:
- An interview with Freeman Hrabowski, President, University of Maryland Baltimore County, and veteran of the 1963 Student Boycott and Children’s March
- Unveiling of Historical Marker to Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail
- Alabama Historical Association Annual Meeting on the History of 1963 Birmingham Civil Rights Protests
- First- person stories from veterans of the 1963 Student Boycott and Children’s March
For more information, check out C-SPAN’s American History TV.
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