Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics
 

Title

The Sanctity of the Vote: Voting Rights Act of 1965

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

2-19-2014

Disciplines

American Politics | Journalism Studies

Abstract

A year after the U.S. Supreme Court pulled the teeth of the Voting Rights Act, a panel of civil rights experts and state Republican leaders discuss the impact of the decision. Panelists include: Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, former Jackson City Council president Leslie McLemore, former state GOP chairman Jim Herring and Ole Miss political science professor Marvin King. They discussed political fallout from the ruling and Mississippi's freshly implemented Voter ID law.

Relational Format

video recording

Extent

1:00:34

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