Freedom Rider Press Conference
@ Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
DescriptionMontgomery, ALA: The 'freedom riders,' whose arrival here 5/20 touched off weekend series of riots which culminated in National Guard being called to duty, held press conference here 5/23 & vowed to continue their bus trip through the South. Shown (L-R) at the conference are: Rev. Ralph Abernathy, Rev. Martin Luther King, and student leader of the 'freedom riders,' John Lewis.
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