Monday, February 7, 2011

Register for a Live Webcast Celebrating Freedom Rides

The National Museum of American History is presenting a live webcast on Feb. 9 that is available for middle and high school classrooms.  From the website:  "Freedom Rides veterans Congressman John Lewis, D-GA, Diane Nash, Jim Zwerg, and Reverend James Lawson will share how they became involved in the Freedom Rides and how their lives were affected by them. They will join filmmaker Stanley Nelson and scholar Raymond Arsenault to discuss the meaning of the Freedom Rides and the role of young people in shaping America’s past and future."

Register here for the webcast, a teacher's guide, and view this special video about the Freedom Rides, an important part of American history:

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