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History of Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi
Sunday, July 6, 2014

C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. The weekend of July 5-7 we featured the history of Jackson, Mississippi.

Hosted by our Comcast cable partners, we learned about the Freedom Summer of 1964 and the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers. We toured Mississippi's old State Capitol.

Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014 at 6:09pm (ET)

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