Iowans Return To Freedom Summer

Jun 19, 2015  | 49 min  | 0

In the summer of 1964, hundreds of predominantly white college students answered the call from Civil Rights leaders to volunteer for Freedom Summer. They joined with voter registration efforts, taught in freedom schools and worked in community centers in towns throughout racially segregated Mississippi. This documentary This documentary features five native Iowans sharing why they felt compelled to volunteer.