Civil War Era Studies
"My people, my people, listen. The battle is in our hands. The battle is in our hands in Mississippi and Alabama and all over the United States.... And so as we go away this afternoon, let us go away more than ever before committed to this struggle and committed to nonviolence. I must admit to you that there are still some difficult days ahead. We are still in for a season of suffering...." [excerpt]
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Rudy, John M., "We've Got A Movement Down in Selma: Day 5" (2015). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 37.