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|Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001|
SUPPORT NOT TOLERATED. Freedom Rider James Zwerg stands bleeding after an attack by white pro-segregationists at the greyhound bus terminal in Montgomery, Ala. Zwerg remained in the street for over an hour after the beating since "white ambulances" refused to treat him. (Bettman/Corbis photo)
The early 1960s
Lunch-counter sit-ins |
and the Freedom Rides
Spokane had a lot on its mind in the early 1960s.
The city was bitterly arguing about changing its form of government. Front-page stories in The Spokesman-Review detailed claims of questionable work by a consultant hired to assess the impact of the change...
... Seldom reported in Page 1 headlines was the growing tension in the South that would produce one of the biggest cultural changes in 20th-century America.
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