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Little Rock's Central High

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Little Rock's Central High

Little Rock's Central High

Little Rock's Central High

Only Available in Archive Formats.

— NPR's Debbie Elliott visits Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas, where nine black students braved crowds of jeering whites to de-segregate the school 40 years ago this week. She talks to one of those students, Elizabeth Eckford, and to some of today's students. They say that black and white students basically remain separate from each other outside of the classroom. Today, President Clinton commemorates the anniversary by symbolically opening the door of Central High to the men and women who became known as, `The Little Rock Nine.'