P.S. Illinois: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Cairo
Prejudice and discrimination do not recognize state and national boundaries. Watch Paul Simon fight for equal rights in racially divided Cairo, Illinois and learn how civil rights affect us all in P.S. Illinois: The Struggle for Civil Rights.
The background essay links to an official biography of Senator Paul Simon at Southern Illinois University's Public Policy Institute. Teachers are welcome to copy and paste the text of the biography into their own documents.
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