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Pete Seeger and Freedom Summer

Folk singer Pete Seeger was performing for a Meridian, Mississippi church congregation when he got word that the bodies of missing civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner and James Chaney had been found. American Experience interviewed him about this experience in April 2013. "Freedom Summer" premieres on PBS June 24, 2014.
Aired: 6/25/2014 | 0:01:56

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