Video: The Press and the Civil Rights Movement

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Civil rights leaders understood the value of having a media spotlight focused on their cause and effectively used the First Amendment and the press to expose the injustices of racial segregation. Reporters who covered the civil rights struggle — Chet Huntley, Gene Roberts and Claude Sitton — give up close and personal accounts of one of the greatest human rights issues of the 20th century.

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