President Michael F. Adams
Documenting UGA's Desegregation
Maurice Daniels, professor of social work, University of Georgia
Dr. Daniels was executive producer of the documentary "Foot Soldier for Equal Justice: Part I and Part II" which will air on Georgia Public Television Jan. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Robert Pratt, associate professor of history, University of Georgia
"Crossing the Great Divide"
Roundtable discussion:"Lessons from the Past"
Moderator: Patricia Bell-Scott, professor, Family and Consumer Sciences and Women’s Studies, University of Georgia
Panelists and their roles in the 1961 desegregation of the university
- Constance Baker Motley, attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
- Carl Sanders, president pro tempore of the senate, Georgia General Assembly
- George T. Smith, speaker of the house, Georgia General Assembly
- Ernest Vandiver, governor of Georgia
- Horace Ward, member of the Holmes-Hunter legal team
Roundtable discussion:"Covering History"
Afternoon program: 2:30 p.m., The Chapel
Moderator: Cynthia Tucker, editorial page editor, The Atlanta Constitution
Panelists and their journalistic roles in 1961
- Kathryn Johnson, Associated Press reporter
- Ray Moore, WSB-TV correspondent
- Eugene Patterson, editorial page editor, The Atlanta Constitution
- Calvin Trillin, reporter for Time magazine
A ceremony to mark the renaming of the Academic Building as the Holmes-Hunter Academic Building will take place immediately following the journalists’ roundtable.