Morris Dees: Voices of Hope and Tolerance for the New Millennium
Date: 1/16/2001; 58 minutes

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Morris Dees, a renowned civil rights attorney and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center and author of numerous books including, "Hate on Trial: The Case Against America's most Dangerous Neo-Nazi", Dees talks about the growing movement for tolerance in America and his work in that movement. He is co-chair with Rosa Parks of the SPLC's National Campaign for Tolerance, a plan to enlist 5 million people to participate in tolerance initiatives in their local communities. (#5475)

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United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.10 Students analyze the development of federal civil rights and voting rights.

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