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Of 1964 than seven hundred American college students descended upon segregated reactionary Mississippi to register black voters and educate black children On the night of their arrival the worst fears of a race torn nation were realized when three young men disappeared thought to h. Freedom Summer The Savage Season of 1964 That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy or Freedom Summer is a nonfiction history written in 2010 by the journalist Bruce Watson The events that take place within Freedom Summer revolve around the civil rights movement fostered by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee or SNCC pronounced Snick that occurred in the summer of 1964 across Mississippi Facts uotes and events recorded by Watson are derived from other historical books such as Letters from Mississippi by Elizabeth Martinez as well as by the interviewing of key individuals in the movement such as Chris Williams Muriel Tilinghast The Breach of Crowns place within Freedom Summer revolve around the civil rights movement fostered by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee or SNCC Icebergs pronounced Snick that occurred in the summer of 1964 across Mississippi Facts uotes and events recorded by Watson are derived from other historical books such as Letters from Mississippi by Elizabeth Martinez as well as by the interviewing of key individuals in the movement such as Chris Williams Muriel Tilinghast

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A riveting account of one of the most remarkable episodes in American history In his critically acclaimed history Freedom Summer award winning author Bruce Watson presents powerful testimony about a crucial episode in the American civil rights movement During the sweltering summer. This descriptive detailed history makes for difficult reading at times I grew up in the segregated South and remember when the three civil rights workers disappeared Thank goodness things have changed with a long way to go At any rate I learned uite a lot from reading Freedom Summer

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Ave been murdered by the Ku Klux Klan Taking readers into the heart of these remarkable months Freedom Summer shines new light on a critical moment of nascent change in AmericaRecreates the texture of that terrible yet rewarding summer with impressive verisimilitude Washington Post. Freedom Summer tells the story of Mississippi during the summer of 1964 when hundreds of college students from across the US traveled to Mississippi to open Freedom Schools run voter registration drives and education and support African Americans stepping into County Courthouses to register to vote It was a summer of terror for all for African Americans standing watch with rifles and shotguns to the young students whom they were protecting White Mississippians were terrified of the changes to come from the invasion of these outsiders which included the FBI This is the summer told of in the film Mississippi Burning in which 3 civil rights workers are murdere


10 thoughts on “Freedom Summer

  1. says:

    At book club a friend of mine told a story He's a teacher and he works in a very diverse school He's white but he's very sensitive to the racial dynamics currently at play in The United States Trayvon Martin Michael Brown Eric GarnerHe asked a

  2. says:

    This descriptive detailed history makes for difficult reading at times I grew up in the segregated South and remember when the three civil rights workers disappeared Thank goodness things have changed with a long way to go At any rate I learned uite a lot from reading Freedom Summer

  3. says:

    Summer of 1964 I was sitting in my diapers sniffing the Topanga Canyon breezes and watching the snakes and tarantulas go by so I think I can be forgiven for not knowing what was going on in Mississippi If you've seen the 1988 film Mississippi

  4. says:

    I remember the summer of 1964 very well I watched most of it on the TV evening news where I gathered with fellow Peace Corps trainees in the evenings at Indiana University and for two weeks at Indiana State in Terra Haute We had classes all day history of Africa and Sierra Leone public health lectures phys ed Krio language etc etc It was really like going to summer school except that we all lived together in uo

  5. says:

    Freedom Summer The Savage Season of 1964 That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy or Freedom Summer is a nonfiction his

  6. says:

    Usually a history book is NOT what I would pick up but after trying civil disobedience this summer and finding parallels with the civil rights era I wanted to learn I found this book riveting as well as thoroughly well researched and peppered with uotes and primary sources I was struck by the sacrifices that SNCC Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee volunteers made Goodman Schwerner and Chaney with their l

  7. says:

    This book was an eye opener I was vaguely aware that the South during the Jim Crow era was a festering hellhole; but I was shocked by the degree of brutality described in this book But while I was nauseated by the descriptions of racial hatred and violence I was left in awe of the individuals who at great peri

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    Despite having already read a number of books about the degradations that the South and Mississippi in particular have inflicted upon the blacks after the Civil War I was terribly moved by this book In essence this book is about the summer of 1964 in which great efforts were made to allow the blacks of Mississip

  9. says:

    Freedom Summer tells the story of Mississippi during the summer of 1964 when hundreds of college students from across the US traveled to Missi

  10. says:

    Ask just about anyone on the street about the Civil Rights Movement and you'll get the same answer from probably everyone the same names will be dropped JFK King Rosa Parks Malcolm X It's a short list and an incredibly incomplete one Bruce Watson introduces the reader to hundreds of heroes we've never met; volunteers working in Mississippi in the summer of 1964 alongside Fannie Lou Hamer Bob Moses Stokely Carmichael and other names who re

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