Media

The following are TV appearances, radio interviews, online articles, and more featuring Doug Jones.

Doug Jones Tells VH Chamber of 16th Street Bombing Case
(Over the Mountain Journal • November 18, 2015)
Birmingham lawyer Doug Jones spoke during the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon Nov. 10, sharing his personal story and the story of those affected by the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in 1963 and a trial that followed much later.

2015 Fusion Awards
(B-Metro • October 1, 2015)
Doug Jones is honored as a Birminghamian who champions the value of diversity.

Julian Bond, former NAACP chairman and activist, dies at 75
(Associated Press • Aug. 16, 2015)
Julian Bond’s life traced the arc of the civil rights movement, from his efforts as a militant young man to start a student protest group all the way to the top leadership post at the NAACP.

Ex-Microsoft exec named new head of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
(AL.com • August 14, 2015)
Former Microsoft executive Andrea L. Taylor will be named as the new President and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, the organization has confirmed.

Are cops too often made out to be scapegoats? Obama says yes
(Christian Science Monitor • October 27, 2015)
Tuesday’s speech to the International Association of Chiefs of Police marked the first time in two decades that a sitting president addressed the organization.

Federal Authorities Investigate Charleston, S.C., Attack As A Hate Crime
(NPR • June 19, 2015)
Federal authorities are investigating the attack in Charleston, S.C., as a hate crime. NPR’s Melissa Block speaks with former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones about what that means for the prosecution.

Charleston church attack harks back to 1963 Birmingham bombing
(CNN • June 21, 2015)
Another church knows well the massacre that befell Charleston, South Carolina, this past week. It happened a half lifetime ago in Birmingham, Alabama: It, too, was a racist attack that used a bomb — not a gun as in Charleston — against the 16th Street Baptist Church, killing four black girls on a Sunday in 1963.

Role of Federal Prosecutors
(C-Span • September 23, 2014)
U.S. attorneys from around the country talked about the role of federal prosecutors in reducing violence and incarceration, despite decreasing budgets.

Prosecutor discusses KKK
(Kentucky Kernel • September 16, 2014)
Doug Jones, the state attorney who convicted the men involved in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in 1963, discusses how the trial unfolded and memories from 2001 in Alabama.

Prosecutor reflects on 50th anniversary of 1963 Birmingham bombing
(Los Angeles Times • September 14, 2013)
It was 50 years ago this Sunday a bomb exploded at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing four girls: Denise McNair, 11, and Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley, all 14.

Birmingham attorneys weigh in on Zimmerman verdict
(Weld for Birmingham • July 19, 2013)
The outcome of the case doesn’t end disputes over Florida teenager’s death.

Former U.S. attorney Douglas Jones
(PBS/Tavis Smiley • September 6, 2011)
Jones discusses his work prosecuting the suspects in the re-opened case of the ’63 church bombing in Birmingham, AL that killed four girls and the curious case that he’s now involved in with the father of one of those little girls.

Alabama attorneys share lessons of justice with JBA
(Jacksonville Daily Record • February 23, 2011)
Two guest speakers visiting The Jacksonville Bar Association presented their stories of convicting the men responsible for the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in 1963 in Birmingham.

An Alabama Prosecutor Confronts the Burden of History
(The New York Times • May 5, 2001)
It barely registered with 9-year-old Doug Jones in the fall of 1963 that a bomb had exploded in a black church down the road in Birmingham, killing four girls just a few years older than he was. Growing up white in the segregated suburb of Fairfield, he had other concerns.