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Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock

Season 13 Episode 13 | 55m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

Daisy Bates was a complex, unconventional, and largely forgotten heroine of the civil rights movement who led the charge to desegregate the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

Aired: 02/01/14

Expired: 04/01/14

Rating: TV-PG

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Life and Death in Brooks County

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Life and Death in Brooks County

Missing in Brooks County filmmakers talk about why they wanted to tell this gripping but harrowing story, how they were able to get different perspectives, and whether they've been able to get the documentary in front of politicians.

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