Dr. McGrath speaks about school desegregation in Atlanta during the late 1950s and early 1960s, highlighting Georgia's Pupil Placement Laws and Atlanta civic organizations like HOPE (Help Our Public Schools).
"Atlanta’s Tumultuous Fifties Fifty Years Later," a presentation by Dana White, Robert Holmes, Susan McGrath, and Timothy Crimmins
Published on August 5, 2004
In conjunction with the Michael C. Carlos Museum's "The Tumultuous Fifties: A View from The New York Times Photo Archives" exhibition at Emory University, Dr. Dana White moderates a panel discussion looking back at Atlanta's evolution over the past fifty years. Panelists include Dr. Robert Holmes, Director of the Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy at Clark Atlanta University; Dr. Susan McGrath, Director of the Honors Program at Georgia Perimeter College; and Dr. Timothy Crimmins, Professor of History at Georgia State University.