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Return To The Roots of Civil Rights

February 7, 2011

WQED follows a group of Western Pennsylvanians who journeyed to the sites of America's Civil Rights struggle. The "Return to the Roots of Civil Rights Bus Tour" covered nearly 2,600 miles, traveling from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania to cities throughout the deep south. Participants, who ranged in age from 15 to 75, explored historic locations and met some of the foot soldiers who helped abolish segregation.


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WQED follows a group of Western Pennsylvanians who journeyed to the sites of America's Civil Rights struggle. The "Return to the Roots of Civil Rights Bus Tour" covered nearly 2,600 miles, traveling from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania to cities throughout the deep south. Participants, who ranged in age from 15 to 75, explored historic locations and met some of the foot soldiers who helped abolish segregation.


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