AZ Illustrated May 08, 2012
Tucsonan Jim Zwerg took a bus ride in 1961 that changed his life forever. Details
Program: AZ Illustrated
Episode: May 08, 2012
Ann-Eve Pedersen, President of the Arizona Education Network, discusses the proposed initiative to fund education and other programs. In 1961 mixed-race groups of young, mostly African-American youths embarked on what was termed the Freedom Rides. Their goal was to non-violently, yet directly challenge the racist _separate but equal_ public accommodation laws. Tucsonan Jim Zwerg rode on the buses.
Premiere Date: 05/08/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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