WGCU Presents

Long Ride Home

Special | 26m 47s

The Freedom Riders of 1961 ushered in a new era of desegregation in the South, but where was Southwest Florida in all this? Through interviews with long-time residents, the Long Ride Home takes a look at the role our residents played in this historic time. Who were the stakeholders? Where were the pressure points? Discover how change slowly came to Southwest Florida.

Aired: 05/06/11

Rating: NR

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