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In 1962, Dan Rather was a new CBS News correspondent when he was asked to cover civil rights events in the southern U.S.
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University of Mississippi -- History -- Interviews; College integration -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History; Civil rights -- Mississippi -- Oxford -- History; Rather, Dan -- Interviews
Open Doors Collection. Archives and Special Collections. University of Mississippi Libraries.
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