American Experience

Before Rosa Parks, There Was Irene Morgan

Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 52s Video has closed captioning.

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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