In the summer of 1964, about a thousand young Americans, black and white, came together in Mississippi for a peaceful assault on racism. It came to be known as Freedom Summer, one of the most remarkable chapters in the Civil Rights Movement.
Project Producer: John Biewen
Editor: Deborah George
Collaborating Producer: Kate Cavett
Coordinating Producers: Stephanie Curtis, Sasha Aslanian
Audio Mix: John Biewen, Tom Mudge
Production Support: Seth Lind
Managing Editor: Stephen Smith
Executive Producer: Bill Buzenberg
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