16th St. Baptist Church Bombing – 1963 | Today In History | 15 Sept 17



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On September 15, 1963, four black girls were killed when a bomb went off during Sunday services at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. (Three Ku Klux Klansmen were eventually convicted for their roles in the blast.)

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1963 The Year That Changed Everything



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1963 changed the direction of the country and Birmingham, Alabama was front and center through it all. “1963- The Year That Changed Everything” chronicles many of the events that happened that year. See and hear first-hand accounts of the boycotts, the Children’s March, the integration of the University of Alabama, and the tragic bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church. This film offers unique insight into the conditions so prevalent in the South at the time, and the bravery of those who were determined to change things. The film features special appearances by Carolyn McKinstry, Shelley Stewart, Sara Collins Rudolph, Barnett Wright, Joe Langston, Dr. Jesse Lewis and some of the unsung “foot-soldiers,” who as children, marched and were jailed.
A film by John Jenkins. 59 Minutes. Wide Screen. HD.