The weekly National Journal is one of the most important sources for coverage and analysis of politics, public policy, and government. Also available are The Hotline, a daily news briefing on politics and campaigns; Congress Daily, twice daily coverage of Congress when in session with information on behind-the-scenes strategies and alliances and key issues; Poll Track, a database of recent national opinion polls on campaigns and issues; the Almanac of American Politics, containing profiles on members of Congress; Markup Reports on congressional committee actions and votes; and Technology Daily, covering the politics and policy issues affecting the information technology industry.
When the administration of the Western College for Women – now a part of Miami University – opened its campus to civil rights activists in 1964, the institution followed its long tradition of independence and innovation. An estimated 700 young, idealistic college students from across the north arrived in Oxford, Ohio for voter registration training before leaving to serve in Mississippi to register African-Americans to vote and assist with local community projects, like Freedom schools and the building of community centers.
Today, the story of Freedom Summer has the power to evoke important questions about American identity, public life, engagement, and commitment. This exhibit will focus on local resident Roland Duerksen and former student volunteers Carole Colca and Mark Levy. They have left the legacy of their work in the Western College Memorial Archives. This exhibit, which includes photographs, letters, audio recordings, and an interactive map of Mississippi, will serve as a narrative of their dedication to civil rights and social justice.
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