Event Title

Interviews with Freedom Summer Veterans

Presenter Information

URI Multicultural Center

Start Date

29-9-2014 9:00 AM

End Date

29-9-2014 5:00 PM

Description

Video recordings of these interviews have been archived and made available at: http://digitalcommons.uri.edu/freedom_summer/

Interviews of Freedom Summer Veterans from New England. Dr. Rob Widell, Assistant Professor, History; Bruce Watson, Independent Journalist; and Dr. Julia Jordan‐Zachary, Director, Black Studies, and Associate Professor, Political Science, Providence College. Scheduled to be interviewed are: Gloria J. Clark, occupational therapist and community activist, New Bedford, MA; Malcolm Farmer III, attorney and partner, Hinckley, Allen, and Snyder, Providence, RI; Dr. Thomas N. Gardner, professor of communications, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA; David A. Gass, community developer and advocate for community gardens, Lynn, MA; James G. Kates, poet, literary translator, and co‐publisher, Zephyr Press, Fitzwilliam, NH; James P. Marshall, Author, “Student Activism and Civil Rights in Mississippi: Protest Politics and the Struggle for Racial Justice, 1960‐1965,” Brookline, MA; John M. (Jack) Pratt, former state representative and town selectman, Walpole, MA; David F. Riley, professional mediator, Providence, RI; Gary S. Rothberger, civil rights lawyer, Cambridge, MA; Nancy J. Schieffelin, independent artist and clinical social worker, Belmont, MA; E. Michael Thelwell, professor emeritus, W. E. B. DuBois Department of African‐ American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; Dr. David Trimble, clinical assistant professor, Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology, Boston University, Brookline, MA; Michael Van Leesten, urban planning and community development executive, Providence, RI; Bishop Arthur E. Walmsley, former Episcopal staff, Commission on Religion and Race, National Council of Churches, Deering, NH; Dan Lynn Watt and Molly Lynn Watt, poets, folksingers, and performing artists, Cambridge, MA; and Norman S. Zalkind, attorney and partner, Zalkind, Duncan, and Bernstein, Boston, MA. Mon, 9/29 @ 9am‐5pm.

 
Sep 29th, 9:00 AM Sep 29th, 5:00 PM

Interviews with Freedom Summer Veterans

Video recordings of these interviews have been archived and made available at: http://digitalcommons.uri.edu/freedom_summer/

Interviews of Freedom Summer Veterans from New England. Dr. Rob Widell, Assistant Professor, History; Bruce Watson, Independent Journalist; and Dr. Julia Jordan‐Zachary, Director, Black Studies, and Associate Professor, Political Science, Providence College. Scheduled to be interviewed are: Gloria J. Clark, occupational therapist and community activist, New Bedford, MA; Malcolm Farmer III, attorney and partner, Hinckley, Allen, and Snyder, Providence, RI; Dr. Thomas N. Gardner, professor of communications, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA; David A. Gass, community developer and advocate for community gardens, Lynn, MA; James G. Kates, poet, literary translator, and co‐publisher, Zephyr Press, Fitzwilliam, NH; James P. Marshall, Author, “Student Activism and Civil Rights in Mississippi: Protest Politics and the Struggle for Racial Justice, 1960‐1965,” Brookline, MA; John M. (Jack) Pratt, former state representative and town selectman, Walpole, MA; David F. Riley, professional mediator, Providence, RI; Gary S. Rothberger, civil rights lawyer, Cambridge, MA; Nancy J. Schieffelin, independent artist and clinical social worker, Belmont, MA; E. Michael Thelwell, professor emeritus, W. E. B. DuBois Department of African‐ American Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA; Dr. David Trimble, clinical assistant professor, Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology, Boston University, Brookline, MA; Michael Van Leesten, urban planning and community development executive, Providence, RI; Bishop Arthur E. Walmsley, former Episcopal staff, Commission on Religion and Race, National Council of Churches, Deering, NH; Dan Lynn Watt and Molly Lynn Watt, poets, folksingers, and performing artists, Cambridge, MA; and Norman S. Zalkind, attorney and partner, Zalkind, Duncan, and Bernstein, Boston, MA. Mon, 9/29 @ 9am‐5pm.