Great Minds - Prof. Gary May - What Was It Like to Vote While Black In 1960?

Professor Gary May, Professor Emeritus of History-University of Delaware/The Daily Beast/Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy joins Thom. And over 50 years ago civil rights protestors were brutally beaten while marching to Montgomery, Alabama. That incident sparked the creation of one of the most important pieces of legislation ever written. We’ll be going in-depth on the Voting Rights Act.

For more information on the stories we've covered visit our websites at - - and You can also watch tonight's show on Hulu - at BIG PICTURE and over at The Big Picture YouTube page. And - be sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter!