Myers Park

February 26, 2013

Breaking Through: Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick - Day 2

With a stellar senior season at Myers Park High, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick was nominated for the 1965 Shrine Bowl, but was not selected by the North Carolina team's coach. The omission lead to a legal challenge against the Shrine Bowl, which resulted in the homes of the attorney and plaintiffs being fire bombed. Narration by Jonathan Jones Video production by David T. Foster, III

With a stellar senior season at Myers Park High, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick was nominated for the 1965 Shrine Bowl, but was not selected by the North Carolina team's coach. The omission lead to a legal challenge against the Shrine Bowl, which resulted in the homes of the attorney and plaintiffs being fire bombed. Narration by Jonathan Jones Video production by David T. Foster, III

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