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Freshmen Read to Honor 50 Year Anniversary of “Freedom Summer”

Raiders read: Incoming first-years were assigned “Freedom Summer,” a historical account of the summer of 1964. 

Alessandro Aiello

August 26, 2014

This summer, all incoming first-year students were assigned to read the book Freedom Summer by Bruce Watson, a non-fiction work that celebrated its 50th anniversary in the summer of 2014. Fifty years ago, college students and civil right workers from all around the country volunteered their time to ...

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