The BBC has produced an excellent piece about Loving v. Virginia, the
landmark Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage in the
United States. The piece includes interviews with the lawyers that won
the case, footage of the Loving family in 1967, and footage from this
year's 40th Anniversary Loving Day Celebration in New York City.
The piece is entitled "Our World: Loving vs Virginia" and can be seen
on BBC World several times this week:
Wednesday, August 1st at 3:30 PM (EST)
Thursday, August 2nd at 5:30 AM (EST)
Friday, August 3rd at 11:30 AM and 9:30 PM (EST)
The times and dates above are Eastern Standard Time (EST) - please
visit the BBC World website for a schedule in your time zone:
It's a great half-hour piece, so remember to watch, TiVo, or set your
VCR! Please spread the word and repost this info wherever you can. Thanks!