Little Rock Central High School Tour

Spirit Trickey, a National Park Service ranger, gave a tour of Little Rock Central High School, a national historic site. Her mother,… read more

Spirit Trickey, a National Park Service ranger, gave a tour of Little Rock Central High School, a national historic site. Her mother, Minnijean Brown, was one of “The Little Rock Nine,” the first nine black students to attend Central High School in 1957. The school in Little Rock, Arkansas, was the site of forced desegregation in 1957 in the wake of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. Historic photographs were shown as Ms. Trickey talked about the desegregation efforts, the lives of the Little Rock Nine, her own experiences as a guide, and the balance of maintain Central High as an active school and a historic site. She responded to questions from members of the Presidents & Patriots Historical Tours group being led by historian Richard Norton Smith and the C-SPAN videojournalist accompanying the 10-day tour. close

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Little Rock Central High School Tour

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Tour
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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
First Aired:
Jul 4, 2011
Last Aired:
Sep 25, 2011

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  • Jul 04, 2011 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2011 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 05, 2011 | 3:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2011 | 9:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 1:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 2:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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