In the summer of 1964, hundreds of student volunteers — most were white and from the North — spent weeks registering African Americans to vote in Mississippi. We hear from Stanley Nelson, director of the 2014 documentary 'Freedom Summer,' and also Charles Cobb, an organizer who was interviewed for the film.Justin Chang reviews 'Tesla,' starring Ethan Hawke.
Director Stanley Nelson discusses his PBS documentary “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” which will be available to stream free on PBS through July 4th, and his career documenting Black history.
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