A new Federal Aviation Administration program called NextGen has increased efficiency for airports around the nation. But more flights mean more noise, and the number of disgruntled local residents has only grown over the years.
In 1960, five young African-Americans climbed aboard a carousel at Glen Echo Park in Maryland. Their goal was to desegregate the popular amusement park, and white residents in the neighborhood soon joined their campaign. A look at the Glen Echo protests and their impact on the local civil rights movement.
- Tina Clarke African-American/Black liaison officer for Montgomery County Executive Douglas Duncan
- Gwendolyn Britt Maryland state senator and former Glen Echo protester
- Esther Delaplaine Former Bannockburn neighborhood resident and activist in the Glen Echo protests
- Sam Swersky Park Ranger, Glen Echo Park
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