American Experience

Herbert Randall - "The Photographer"

Clip: Season 26 Episode 6 | 5m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

Herbert Randall was a 28-year-old professional photographer when he recruited to go to Hattiesburg, MS to document Freedom Summer. He saw firsthand the danger the Freedom Summer volunteers were in, and felt compelled to share those images with the world. His work is chronicled in a book called "Faces of Freedom Summer". He says there will always be a need for the struggle to be documented.

Aired: 06/24/14

Rating: NR

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