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Eyes on the Prize

Fighting Back: 1957-1962 (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 57 min | Documentary, History

From PBS - Looking at the law as a tool both for change and resistance to change, particularly as it relates to education, this episode covers the years 1949-1963.
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Updated Jan 28, 1987

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Jan 28, 1987 (United States)

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Lindsay Almond Jr.
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Melvin Bailey
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Ross Barnett
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Lucius Christopher Bates
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Julian Bond
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Herbert Brownell Jr.
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William Carter
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James Eastland
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Elizabeth Eckford
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Medgar Evers
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Orval Faubus
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Jack Greenberg
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Gloria Ray Karlmark
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John F. Kennedy
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Carlotta Walls LaNier
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Grace Lorch
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Autherine Lucy
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Thurgood Marshall
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James Meredith
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Terrence Roberts
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Jefferson Thomas
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8.5 / 10 | 26 votes