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Freedom Riders Audiobook
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Freedom Riders Audiobook



by Raymond Arsenault

  • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
  • Release date: 05-03-11
  • Language: English

The saga of the Freedom Riders is an improbable, almost unbelievable story. In the course of six months in 1961, 450 Freedom Riders expanded the realm of the possible in American politics, redefining the limits of dissent and setting the stage for the civil rights movement. 

In this new version of his encyclopedic Freedom Riders, Raymond Arsenault offers a significantly condensed and tautly written account. With characters and plot lines rivaling those of the most imaginative fiction, this is a tale of heroic sacrifice and unexpected triumph. Arsenault recounts how a group of volunteers – Blacks and Whites – came together to travel from Washington, DC, through the Deep South, defying Jim Crow laws in buses and terminals and putting their lives on the line for racial justice. News photographers captured the violence in Montgomery, shocking the nation and sparking a crisis in the Kennedy administration. 

Here are the key players – their fears and courage, their determination and second thoughts, and the agonizing choices they faced as they took on Jim Crow – and triumphed. Winner of the Owsley Prize, this publication is timed to coincide with the airing of the American Experience miniseries documenting the Freedom Rides.

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Raymond Arsenault




14 hrs and 49 mins

Narrated by

Mirron Willis

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