• Julian Bond.

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    Bond, Julian
    • Date
    • 1966
    • Creator
    • Wilson, Bill (William Bryan), 1914-1993
    • Description
    • View of members of the Georgia General Assembly taking the oath of office while newly elected representative Julian Bond remains seated. Julian Bond (1940-) was a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, a civil rights organi... more
      View of members of the Georgia General Assembly taking the oath of office while newly elected representative Julian Bond remains seated. Julian Bond (1940-) was a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, a civil rights organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1965 He was elected to the Georgia Legislature, but was denied the seat because of his outspoken opposition to the Vietnam War. He was finally sworn into office in 1967, and served until 1974. He served in the Georgia Senate from 1975-1986. He is currently a professor of history at the University of Virginia. less
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    • Courtesy of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Cite as: Bill Wilson Photographs, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Ga.
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    • Atlanta History Center; Digital Library of Georgia
    • Contributing Institution
    • Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections

  • WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. condemning the Georgia state legislature for refusing to seat Julian Bond at a press conference held in Atlanta, Georgia, 1966 January 13.

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    WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. condemning the Georgia state legislature for refusing to seat Julian Bond at a press conference held in Atlanta, Georgia, 1966 January 13
    • Date
    • 1966 January 13
    • Creator
    • WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.)
    • Description
    • In this WSB newsfilm clip from a press conference held in Atlanta, Georgia on January 13, 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. condemns the Georgia legislature for its refusal to seat Julian Bond for his support of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Co... more
      In this WSB newsfilm clip from a press conference held in Atlanta, Georgia on January 13, 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. condemns the Georgia legislature for its refusal to seat Julian Bond for his support of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's (SNCC) position against the Vietnam War. The clip's audio track is inconsistent; some comments may not be completely recorded. less
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    • Courtesy of Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Award Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Ga. Cite as: WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. condemning the Georgia state legislature for refusing to seat Juli... more
      Courtesy of Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Award Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Ga. Cite as: WSB-TV newsfilm clip of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. condemning the Georgia state legislature for refusing to seat Julian Bond at a press conference held in Atlanta, Georgia, 1966 January 13, WSB-TV newsfilm collection, reel 1346, 4:57/15:11, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Ga. less
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    • Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection; Digital Library of Georgia
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    • Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection

Julian Bond was a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a civil rights organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1965 he was elected to the Georgia legislature, but was denied the seat because of his outspoken opposition to the Vietnam War. He was finally sworn into office in 1967, and served until 1974. He also served in the Georgia senate from 1975 to 1986. He is currently a professor of history at the University of Virginia.