Day 7 at the 16th Street Church
Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 38s
A time lapse shot of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, where in 1963 a bombing killed four African-American girls. The students attend a concert in the church by the Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir on Day 7 of the 2011 Student Freedom Ride.
Aired: 05/20/11 |
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