KCLU 88.3FM - 102.3FM - 1340AM

Listen Now

BBC World Service
12:00am - 4:00am

As Movie “Selma” Vies For Oscar, Ventura County Couple There For Civil Rights Fight Recalls Historic Events In That City

Posted on Friday, February 20, 2015 6:45am


Dr. Ron Soderquist (Standing) And Elda Sodderquist (Second From Left) Were Among The Civil Rights Advocates Who Traveled To Selma In 1965

The final countdown is on for the Academy Awards, and one of the films up for “Best Picture” is “Selma,” the movie based on some key events in the civil right movement.

It’s more than a movie for one Ventura County couple, because they were among the whites who travelled to Selma to fight for equal rights.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has their story.

Click on link to listen to/download story:  Selma


KCLU Local News

KCLU Featured Stories