Segregation Showdown at Little Rock Fifty years ago, Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., became the flash point for the nation's debate over civil rights and segregation. The enrollment of nine black children at an all-white school erupted into a story of conflict, pain and ultimately, progress toward racial integration.

Little Rock Remembers Troops' Arrival

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The Day Big Steps Were Taken at Little Rock

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Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic

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Walking to Class, Into the History Books

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Central High Marks 50 Years of Desegregation

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Remembering Louis Armstrong's Little Rock Protest

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Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine

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One of the 'Little Rock Nine' Looks Back

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Recalling Little Rock's Segregation Battle

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Little Rock Marks Desegregation Anniversary

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