Through archival footage, photographs, and interviews, the 1969 uprising of Lawrence and KU discuss their feelings about race relations. They believe that 50 years from now we'll be better. It is 50 years later. Are we any better?
The stage is set with Dr Martin Luther King's speech that all men are created equal...but without the possibility of a job, the pursuit of happiness is out of reach, and he merely exists. Location: Lawrence Kansas, often unheard story site of turmoil during the Vietnam War and civil rights movement. The quaint territorial town surrounding the University of Kansas witnessed the murder of a young man, and the civil unrest that followed during the burning of the student Union of the campus. Professor Emeritus Bill Tuttle,University of Kansas, hosts the public series to discuss the myth and magic that occurred during the 1960's in Lawrence Kansas.Written by