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State of Alabama. George Wallace, Governor; Albert J. Lingo, Director of the Alabama ... The first march took place on March 7, 1965, organized locally by Bevel, ... The violence of the "Bloody Sunday" and of Reeb's death led to a national ...


Between 1961 and 1964, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee ( SNCC) had led a voting registration campaign in Selma, the seat of Dallas County, ...


Mar 6, 2015 ... On March 7, 1965 around 600 people crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in an attempt to begin the Selma to Montgomery march.


Mar 7, 2012 ... On March 7, 1965, state troopers and a sheriff's posse in Selma, Ala., ... Bloody Sunday had a considerable effect on the civil rights movement.


On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S. Route 80. They got only as far as the Edmund Pettus ...


Mar 7, 2009 ... On Sunday March 7, 1965 about six hundred people led by John Lewis and Hosea Williams began a fifty-four mile march from Selma, Alabama ...

Mar 13, 2016 ... Footage of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge and the Alabama Highway Patrol's attack on John Lewis and the activists.


May 1, 2017 ... Since that time, March 7th has been known as "Bloody Sunday." ... March 7, 1965 - About 600 people begin a march from Selma, Alabama to ...


On Sunday March 7, 1965, about six hundred people began a fifty-four mile ... to the foot of the Pettus bridge and into the event soon known as “Bloody Sunday.


On 25 March 1965, Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent demonstrators to ... activists in Selma and Marion set out on 7 March, to march from Selma to the state ... Television coverage of ''Bloody Sunday,'' as the event became known, ...