In September 1963, a splinter group of the Ku Klux Klan bombed the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young black girls attending Sunday school. Activists who were there discuss the bombing and its aftermath.

First broadcast:
4 November 2008

This clip could be used to encourage students to debate the moral accountability of the individuals who chose to undertake the bombing. They could be invited to consider the extent to which some individuals would go as part of their actions against the Civil Rights movement.