Part 5 of the Commemoration of the Orangeburg Massacre on its 40th anniversary:
Interview with the author of the book, The Orangeburg Massacre, Dr. Jack Bass. Bass was a journalist during the era and believes there is a call for the State to investigate what occurred, in order to bring about truth and reconciliation. Dr. Sellers provides his perspective, referencing what occurred at Kent State. He suggests that the FBI and State Law Enforcement should have been brought in to examine what was taking place, and states that they might have been able to discover that armed police and students do not mix.
- 5.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the conflicts, innovations, and social changes in the United States, including South Carolina, from 19501980.
- 8.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of world events on South Carolina and the United States from 1929 to present.