Ax Handle Saturday

Ax Handle Saturday

Ax Handle Saturday

Ax Handle Saturday

09/08/2020 | 28m 31s

Through archival footage, photos and interviews, Ax Handle Saturday tells the story of the

Almost nothing survives of the shocking event known as Ax Handle Saturday. Almost no film footage. Hardly any photographs. Just memories. Memories locked away for half-a-century. Until now.Through, photos and interviews, Ax Handle Saturday tells the story of the violent attack on Black demonstrators and bystanders in Jacksonville Florida, on August 27, 1960.

Ax Handle Saturday is a local public television program presented by WJCT.