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Interview With University of Virginia Students

Elwood, William A
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Date
2006; 1985-01-18
Duration
1:12:59
Summary
Part one. Students sit on The Lawn at the University of Virginia and discuss Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, James Nabrit, and Samuel Tucker. Each student explains why he/she got involved with the Elwood project. They discuss their own generation participating in the civil rights struggle. Part two. Students discuss differences among generations of black Americans. Part three. Students change location to William Elwood's house. Topics include the importance of education and the difference between overt versus subtle discrimination. Part four. Continuation of conversation in William Elwood's house about the status of black students at the University of Virginia and pressures on black students in 1985.
Creator
Elwood, William A
Language
English
Notes
Digitized by: Cincinnati, Ohio : The PPS Group, 2006.
Source footage for the documentary, The road to Brown : the untold story of “the man who killed Jim Crow” (California Newsreel, 1990), about the life of Charles Hamilton Houston, his crusade for civil rights, and the events that led to "Brown vs. the Board of Education," the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared the 'separate but equal' doctrine illegal.
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Recorded at Charlottesville, Virginia.
Collection
William A. Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project
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