Thursday • October 21
CST 5:39 | EST 6:39 | MST 4:39 | PST 3:39 | GMT 10:39
Other Non-Flash Media Players
On the Road to Freedom Encore
Bookmark and Share
In celebration of the launch of WORLD FOOTPRINTS RADIO and in honor of Ian and Tonya Fitzpatrick’s national broadcast award from the North American Travel Journalist Association, an encore of the show that helped them earn this prestigious award is being presented today: On the Road to Freedom. This show featured author Charlie Cobband fellow travelers Scott Hartblay and Christine Bischoff; individuals who were transformed by what they experienced on their journey through the American south along the civil rights trail, places chronicled in Charlie Cobb’s book entitled On the Road to Freedom.
Episode Segments:
 
World Footprints: Author Charles Cobb
Author and activist Charles E. Cobb Jr. tells Ian and Tonya about his book, and why he felt it was important to inform people about the locations involved on the civil rights road to freedom. Also, with all these important moments in black history taking place, such as the inauguration of President Obama, learn what they mean to someone who was involved in the early days of the Civil Rights Movement.
Listen to this MP3 file... Download this MP3 file...

 
 
World Footprints: Charles Cobb Part Two
Charles talks about the importance of bringing the stops on the road to freedom to the attention of more people, the need for more historical markers, and what we can learn from visiting some of the places where violence occurred during the early days of the Civil Rights Movement.
Listen to this MP3 file... Download this MP3 file...

 
 
World Footprints: Traveling the Freedom Road
Scott Hartblay and Christine Bischoff talk about their travels through Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana along the civil rights trail. They explain why they decided to take the journey, some of their stops along the way, and how the trip transformed their views.
Listen to this MP3 file... Download this MP3 file...