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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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