PBS NewsHour

Historic School Strives to Reclaim Glory Days

Clip: 09/27/2013 | 9m 14s

In 1870, on the heels of civil war and the end of slavery, the nation's first African-American public high school opened just blocks from the U.S. Capitol. Today Dunbar High School is honoring its past while hoping to recapture what once made it great. Jeffrey Brown talks to Alison Stewart about her new book, "First Class."

Aired: 09/27/13

Rating: NR

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