People of all races from all over the country participated in desegregation demonstrations in the South in the 1960s. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called on clergy—religious leaders—from around the nation to participate in nonviolent protest demonstrations. In this public radio story you hear the story of a Rabbi who participated in these marches where he was arrested and threatened with violence.
Story Length: 4:28
Mountain West Voices, distributed by PRX
AIR DATE: 12/01/2011