The Florida History Podcast
Episode 61: Selma and 1968: The post-Governorship of Leroy Collins
Jun 30, 2020 · 16 min
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On this week's edition of The Florida History Podcast, we discuss Governor Leroy Collins historic work after leaving the Governorship. Collins played a critical and often under-discussed role in ensuring the Selma to Montgomery march went ahead and ran in 1968 for the US Senate - a race where his moderate racial views ran head on into racially-conservative late 1960's Florida. 

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