Crisis: Behind A Presidential Commitment

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Time: 06:00 PM
Location: Theatre Ferguson Student Center
Cost: Admission is free 

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This documentary film provides a personal, behind the scenes look at the events that took place surrounding the integration of UA's campus and former Governor George C. Wallace's stand in the school house door.  Following the showing of the documentary, there will be a moderating panel discussion.  Panel participants will include Don Siegal, SGA secretary/treasurer during the integration; Dr. Art Dunning, UA system vice chancellor for International Program and Outreach and one of the first African American students to be enrolled at UA; Ross Green, a current student active in the recent integration of the greek system; and Caroline Bechtel, a current sorority member involved in integration efforts.  The panel will be moderated by Bryan Fair, Thomas E. Skinner Professor of Law and associate dean for special programs.

Contact Info: Lisa Besnoy, executive director, Bloom Hillel, (205) 348-2183,

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