American Experience

Meet the Riders

Preview: Season 23 Episode 11 | 2m 30s

An introduction to the 40 student freedom riders who will be retracing the original 1961 freedom rides from May 6 - 16, 2011.

Aired: 05/15/11

Rating: NR

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