Opening Doors: Perspectives on Race Relations in Contemporary America

Opening Doors: Perspectives on Race Relations in Contemporary America

Opening Doors: Perspectives on Race Relations in Contemporary America

Opening Doors: Perspectives on Race Relations in Contemporary America

Synopsis

On June 11, 1963, The University of Alabama provided the backdrop for what would become a lasting symbol in U.S. civil rights history. With his stand in the schoolhouse door staged at Foster Auditorium on the University's campus, Governor George C. Wallace attempted to defy a federal mandate by blocking the admission of two black students to the University.
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