State of Siege: Mississippi whites and the Civil Rights movement During the civil rights movement, states across the American South were shaken by violence as African Americans struggled for equal rights. But no state was more violent, or more resistant to integration than Mississippi. Midday presents a new documentary from American RadioWorks, "State of Siege" explores the extraordinary tactics white Mississippians used to block integration with blacks.6:00 p.m.
Rodney Crowell in the Maud Moon Weyerhauser Studio What do you get when you grow up poor, as an only child of a drunk father and a holy-rolling mother? How about an acclaimed musician, songwriter and now author of the book "Chinaberry Sidewalks." Hear Rodney share his story, through words and songs.7:00 p.m.