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PBS NewsHour | Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock | PBS

Duration: 02:40
Program: PBS NewsHour #10254
Broadcast Date: Feb. 2, 2012

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, Ark., in 1957. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with filmmaker Sharon La Cruise about the challenges of telling her story. "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock" airs Thursday on "Independent Lens" on many PBS stations.

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Post Date: February 2, 2012