NPR logo

Birmingham Church Bombing Trial

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Birmingham Church Bombing Trial

Birmingham Church Bombing Trial

Birmingham Church Bombing Trial

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The trial of former Ku Klux Klansman Thomas Blanton Jr. is over. The man was convicted of bombing the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports on the trial and sentencing in this highly publicized case.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.