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A Fire You Can't Put Out

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A Fire You Can't Put Out

A Fire You Can't Put Out

A Fire You Can't Put Out

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Liane speaks with Andrew Manis about his book "A Fire You Can't Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham's Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth." (University of Alabama Press) Fred Shuttlesworth was instrumental in leading the many demonstrations which challenged segregation in Birmingham, Alabama, throughout the 1950s and 60s. He clashed with Birmingham's staunchly segregationist Police Commissioner, Eugene "Bull" Connor on several occasions and suffered constant harassment and personal injury in his efforts to end segregation. Rev. Shuttlesworth now lives in Cincinnati where he is a pastor.

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