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Eyes on the Prize, Season 1, Episode 2

Fighting Back 1957-1962

Eyes on the Prize

by Judith Vecchione
Judith Vecchione

Video

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States' rights loyalists and federal authorities collide in the 1957 battle to integrate Little Rock's Central High School, and again in James Meredith's 1962 challenge to segregation at the University of Mississippi. Both times, a Southern governor squares off with a U.S. president, violence erupts — and integration is carried out.


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Publisher: PBS

Streaming video

  • Release date: September 12, 2016
  • Duration: 00:56:38
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • 1 of 1 copy available

    Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Documentary

    Languages

    English

    States' rights loyalists and federal authorities collide in the 1957 battle to integrate Little Rock's Central High School, and again in James Meredith's 1962 challenge to segregation at the University of Mississippi. Both times, a Southern governor squares off with a U.S. president, violence erupts — and integration is carried out.


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