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1h 53min   |   English   |  4 April 2019

Ms. Mulholland discusses her family and educational background and why, as a white woman, she decided to join SNCC during her freshman year in college, her participation in the Freedom Rides and desegregation efforts in Jackson, Mississippi after transferring to Tougaloo College, the March on Washington, the Kennedy Administration's attitude towards the civil rights movement and, finally, her impressions of Julian Bond.

Julian Bond Oral History Project: Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
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An interview with Joan Mulholland for the Julian Bond Oral History Project, sponsored by the School of Public Affairs at American University. Conducted by Gregg Ivers, Professor of Government at American University and Project Director, in Arlington, Virginia, on September 21st, 2018. This project documents the rise of Julian Bond from his early years in the Atlanta student movement to becoming a founding member and later communications director of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to his rise to national prominence by 1968.

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Project Director: Gregg Ivers, Professor of Government, American University


Research and Technical Support: Gracie Brett, Lianna Bright, Audra Gale and Colleen Vivaldi

Webmaster: Jessica K. Merriman

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