#2 The Beginning of the Nonviolence Movement of the 1940’s-1960’s (James Farmer's Reflections). 1987. 26min. (captioned)
In these video segments, James Farmer explains the beginning of the nonviolence movement to end segregation in the United States. He explains his study of Henry David Thoreau, but more importantly Gandhi and Krishnalal Shridharani, whom Farmer read voraciously. Farmer also tells the story of his first sit-ins with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
Farmer, James, 1920-1999
University of Mary Washington
[Transcript] link: crmvet.org/comm/farmer/002_nonviolence_movement.pdf
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