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Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Hero Who Put Her Life on the Line

Clip: Season 13 Episode 13 | 1m 2s

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: 02/02/12

Rating: TV-PG

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