TITLE: The Bayard Rustin Papers
SPEAKER: Adrienne Cannon, John Ashley
EVENT DATE: 08/28/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 65 minutes
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An examination of Bayard Rustin's involvement in the Civil Rights movement. Rustin (1912-1987) was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, pacifism and non-violence, and gay rights.
Speaker Biography: Adrienne Cannon is specialist in African-American history and culture in the Library's Manuscript Division.
Speaker Biography: John Ashley is chief in the Visual Arts Division, U.S. Copyright Office in the Library of Congress.