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The families of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner attend the Black/Jewish Seder
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Black / Jewish Seder
Original Airdate: 4/11/1989

Length: 00:04:36
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on the Ninth Annual Black-Jewish Seder held in Roxbury. Jones reports that the audience at the Seder honored civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner. Jones notes that the three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi during the civil rights movement. Jones notes that family members were present at the Seder to talk about the men on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the murders. Jones' report includes footage from the Seder supper. Charles Stith (Union United Methodist Church) talks about the sacrifices made by the three men. Family members Ben Chaney, Carolyn Goodman and Cassie Schwerner talk about the three men. Ben Chaney announces a freedom ride from Mississippi to New York planned for the summer. Chaney, Carolyn Goodman and Cassie Schwerner talk about the need to continue the struggle for civil rights. Jones reviews the events leading up to the murder of the three men. Jones' report also features clips from Eyes on the Prize and Mississippi Burning.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 6440   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102977 
VHS cassette 105332 
Betacam cassette 105354 
digital betacam cassette 105353 

Subject : Keywords
African American religious leaders
Motion Pictures

Subject : Personal Names
Chaney, Ben
Chaney, Fannie
Chaney, James
Goodman, Andrew
Goodman, Carolyn
Jones, Marcus
Schwerner, Cassie
Schwerner, Michael
Stith, Charles

Subject : Geographic Locations
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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