The Foot Soldier of Birmingham

Season 2 - EP4

Episode 4The Foot Soldier of Birmingham

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Birmingham, 1963. The image of a police dog viciously attacking a young black protester shocks the nation. The picture, taken in the midst of one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most famous marches, might be the most iconic photograph of the civil rights movement. But few have ever bothered to ask the people in the famous photograph what they think happened that day. It’s more complicated than it looks.

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“The Foot Soldier” by Ronald S. McDowell

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