POV

The Barber of Birmingham: Integrating the Schools

Clip: Season 25 Episode 7 | 3m 5s

James Armstrong and his son remember the historic moment when their local school became integrated and the Armstrong boys became some of the first black students to attend.

Aired: 08/09/12

Rating: NR

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