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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Freedom Riders: The Student Leader

A student at Fisk University in Nashville, Diane Nash became the leader of the Nashville Student Movement. Fellow activists John Lewis, Ernest “Rip” Patton, Jr., Rev. James M. Lawson, Jr., and Julian Bond describe her commitment to nonviolence. Watch the broadcast premiere of FREEDOM RIDERS on Monday, May 16th, 2011 at 9/8c (check your local PBS listings).