REEL SOUTH

You Asked for the Facts

Season 6 Episode 3 | 55m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Four years after the historic enrollment of James Meredith, student activists at the University of Mississippi devise a plan to defy a speaker-ban in 1966 by inviting Robert F. Kennedy, who reveals the truth about back-room politics, the belief-systems of those holding the highest power, and how campus-activism shapes the future of civil rights and all those who bear witness.

Aired: 04/12/21

Expires: 07/11/21

Rating: TV-14

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