The bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama that killed four little girls galvanized a civil rights movement. Clips include interviews with the church's pastor and a survivor of the bombings, as well as a congressional awards ceremony. With these testimonials, scholars consider the legacy of the tragic day.
- Use the video clips to supplement a lesson on the civil rights movement
- Show the video of a bombing survivor to talk about how firsthand accounts enhance the study of history
- To show the videos, teachers need a free C-SPAN Classroom account or use the following login credentials: Username: students, Password: C-SPANCLASSROOM
- Clips are short and easy to integrate into classroom instruction
- Videos include gripping photos of the bombing