News and Interviews

View PBS NewsHour Interview with UMW’s Charles Reed ’11, Selected for 2011 Freedom Ride Reenactment, and Congressman John Lewis.

View PBS video about UMW Senior Charles Reed, Only Virginia Student Selected for 2011 Freedom Ride
http://video.pbs.org/video/1897229157#

NPR Interview with Freedom Riders at UMW
Ahead of Anniversary, Freedom Riders Remembered
http://www.npr.org/2011/04/07/135096701/ahead-of-anniversary-freedom-riders-remember

Interview with Martin A Wilder and Charles Reed
WFVA, March 17, 2011

UMW To Celebrate Freedom Riders’ Stop
(Free Lance Star, 2/6/2011)
http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2011/022011/02062011/605255

Freedom Riders Talk Provides Inspiration
(Free Lance Star, 2/8/2011)
http://www.fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2011/022011/02082011/605796/index_html?page=1

University of Mary Washington Commemorates Freedom Riders
(Richmond Times Dispatch, 2/8/2011)
http://www2.timesdispatch.com/news/news/2011/feb/08/tdmet02-university-of-mary-washington-commemorates-ar-827029/

University of Mary Washington Commemorates Freedom Riders
(Amherst News, 2/8/2011)
http://www2.neweraprogress.com/news/amherst-news/2011/feb/08/tdmet02-university-of-mary-washington-commemorates-ar-827029/

University of Mary Washington Commemorates Freedom Riders
(Go Dan River, 2/8/2011)
http://www2.godanriver.com/news/2011/feb/08/tdmet02-university-of-mary-washington-commemorates-ar-827029/

University of Mary Washington Commemorates Freedom Riders
(WSLS10 Roanoke, 2/8/2011)
http://www2.wsls.com/news/2011/feb/08/tdmet02-university-of-mary-washington-commemorates-ar-827029/

University of Mary Washington Commemorates Freedom Riders
(Nelson County Times, 2/8/2011)
http://www2.nelsoncountytimes.com/news/2011/feb/08/tdmet02-university-of-mary-washington-commemorates-ar-827029/

UMW Kicks off Freedom Riders Celebration
(Free Lance Star Blog, 2/7/2011)
http://blogs.fredericksburg.com/chalkboard/2011/02/07/umw-kicks-off-freedom-riders-celebration/

Freedom Bus Rides Memorialized For 50th Anniversary
(WAMU 88.5, 2/8/2011)
http://wamu.org/news/11/02/08.php#40696

In Va., honoring Freedom Rides
(Washington Post, 2/8/2011)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/07/AR2011020706266.html

Civil-rights activists mark 1961 Freedom Rides
(Boston Herald, 2/7/2011)
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/national/south/view/20110207civil-rights_activists_mark_1961_freedom_rides/srvc=home&position=recent

Civil-rights activists mark 1961 Freedom Rides
(MyFoxDC, 2/7/2011)
http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpp/news/virginia/civil-rights-activists-mark-1961-freedom-rides-020711

Civil-rights activists mark 1961 Freedom Rides
(WUSA 9, 2/7/2011)
http://www.wusa9.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=135062

Marking Anniversary of Freedom Rides
(WHSV 3, 2/7/2011)
http://www.whsv.com/home/headlines/Marking_Anniversary_of_Freedom_Rides_115496064.html

Civil Rights Activists Mark 1961 Freedom Rides
(WRIC, 2/7/2011)
http://www.wric.com/Global/story.asp?S=13983003

Univ. of Mary Washington Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Freedom Riders
(God Discussion, 2/8/2011)
http://www.goddiscussion.com/40409/univ-of-mary-washington-celebrates-50th-anniversary-of-freedom-riders/

Remembering freedom bus rides
(Greater Greater Washington, 2/8/2011)
http://greatergreaterwashington.org/post/9162/breakfast-links-virginia-all-in-for-roads/

University of Mary Washington Commemorates Freedom Riders
(Culpeper Star Exponent, 2/8/2011)
http://www2.starexponent.com/news/2011/feb/08/university-mary-washington-commemorates-freedom-ri-ar-828956/