Colin Edwards interviews Fannie Lou Hamer, candidate for Congress and member of the Executive Committee of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, during Hamer's visit to Berkeley in 1965. Hamer discusses how she got involved in Freedom Democratic Party politics, the planks of the Freedom Democratic Party, and the continuing fight for voting rights and human rights.
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