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Perspectives on Reporting

Did you report on the Civil Rights Movement for national, local, or student media? The Library of America would like to hear about your journalistic experiences. Reporting Civil Rights documents American journalists' coverage of the Movement by gathering nearly 200 pieces published by 151 writers. This section of ReportingCivilRights.org seeks to broaden coverage of the history of Civil Rights journalism by compiling and posting the most interesting personal recollections of reporters' experiences. We welcome submissions from journalists at every level.

To submit a recollection:

Photograph of Norman Podhoretz Photograph of David Nevin Photograph of Jeremiah Gutman
Norman Podhoretz David Nevin Jeremiah Gutman
Jeremiah Gutman comments on "Oktibbeha County, Mississippi"
Norman Podhoretz "Postscript" (1993) to "My Negro Problem--and Ours"
Charles Sherrod: Speech at the Dedication of C.B. King Courhouse
Carol Schmidt: Becoming an "Active Anti-Racist Racist"
David Nevin: "Their rightness and their courage"
Ben H. Bagdikian: Returning to Mississippi
Peter de Lissovoy: Returning to Georgia
Thomas Sancton: Reliving Old Days