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Daisy Bates: Turning a Childhood Tragedy into the Pursuit of

Clip: Season 13 Episode 13 | 1m 32s

As soldiers began streaming into Little Rock to maintain order during the desegregation of all-white Central High School, Daisy Bates reflected on a driving force behind her own activism: the murder of her own mother when she was a child.

Aired: 02/02/12

Rating: TV-PG

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