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WORLD Channel: Eyes on the Prize - The Keys to the Kingdom

Preview | 30s

In the 1970s, anti-discrimination legal rights gained in past decades by the Civil Rights Movement are put to the test. In Boston, some whites violently resist a federal court school desegregation order. In Atlanta, Maynard Jackson, the first black mayor, proves that affirmative action can work, but the Bakke Supreme Court case challenges it. From the award-winning doc series "Eyes on the Prize."

Aired: 04/09/16

Rating: NR

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Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Wyncote Foundation.