The New American Gazette: Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks and Leola Brown Montgomery, Ford Hall Forum [transcript]

Title

The New American Gazette: Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks and Leola Brown Montgomery, Ford Hall Forum [transcript]

Date

12 February 1988

Description

This episode of the New American Gazette featured the remarks of Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks, and Leola Brown Montgomery from the Conference on Women and the Constitution. The conference was convened by former First Ladies Betty Ford, Pat Nixon, Rosalyn Carter and Lady Bird Johnson on February 12, 1988 to celebrate the US Constitution and the contributions that women have made to the country’s founding document. Coretta Scott King, an activist and civil rights leader, urged women to become the moral vanguard for a more compassionate, humanitarian world society. Sharing experiences from the struggle for civil rights and desegregation, Rosa Parks and Leola Brown Montgomery discussed their groundbreaking accomplishments in seeking justice and equality for all people. The radio program is introduced by Barbara Jordan.

Source

Ford Hall Forum Collection,1908-2013 (MS113)
MS113.3.1/0068

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Copyright Ford Hall Forum. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

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Language

English

Identifier

MS113.0068

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ms113.0068_transcript.pdf

Citation

Ford Hall Forum et al., “The New American Gazette: Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks and Leola Brown Montgomery, Ford Hall Forum [transcript],” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed November 15, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/15048.

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