Little Rock Marks Desegregation Anniversary Fifty years ago this summer, the Little Rock, Ark., school board voted to integrate its public schools. That set off a confrontation that resulted in federal troops escorting black students into the schools. One of the students speaks about her experience as one of the "Little Rock Nine."
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Little Rock Marks Desegregation Anniversary

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Little Rock Marks Desegregation Anniversary

Little Rock Marks Desegregation Anniversary

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One of the "Little Rock Nine" students says after she signed up to go to Central High School, she skipped home unaware of what was to come.

She said her innocent belief that if the white students got to know her everything would work out were shattered the day the soldiers stopped her from entering the school. The former Little Rock, Ark., student talks to Alex Chadwick.