Ekwueme Michael Thelwell, Emeritus Professor from UMass Amherst

As we preview PBS and WGBY’s upcoming May broadcast of “FREEDOM RIDERS”on American Experience – Connecting Point brings you Ekwueme Michael Thelwell, Emeritus Professor from The University of Massachusetts Amherst to discuss his experiences with the leaders of the Freedom Riders in Washington, DC in 1961 and Springfield Attorney Bill Malloy to discuss the times he spent as a civil rights worker in Mississippi in 1966.

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