American Experience

Before Rosa Parks, There Was Irene Morgan

Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 52s

Irene Morgan fought her 1944 arrest for sitting in the front of an interstate bus, taking her case all the way to the Supreme Court.

Aired: 02/06/12

Rating: NR

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