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President Clinton - School Desegregation

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President Clinton - School Desegregation

President Clinton - School Desegregation

President Clinton - School Desegregation

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GUESTS: Gary Orfield Director, Harvard University's Project on School Desegregation Author, Dismantling Desegregation: The Quiet Reversal of Brown V. Board of Education [New Press, 1996] President Clinton commemorates the 40th anniversary of school desegregation in Arkansas Thursday by honoring the nine black students who risked their lives to attend all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. President Dwight Eisenhower had to call in troops to protect the students from Arkansas' Governor, the National Guard, and an angry white mob determined to block the integration. Join host Ray Suarez for a discussion about the impact of school desegregation .... on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.