Civil Rights Oral History: Larry Rubin

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 5 minutes
Date Posted: 3/31/2014

In this series of three short videos, civil rights activist and former Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee staffer Larry Rubin speaks about his experiences in Mississippi during 1964 Freedom Summer and at the March on Washington in 1963. He shares the affect of the disappearances of Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney on the Freedom Summer volunteers and discusses the challenges that the civil rights movement was not able to address. This video series was produced in conjunction with the National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer.