Eisenhower and Civil Rights

Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s views and actions in regarding civil rights, including the desegregation of… read more

Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s views and actions in regarding civil rights, including the desegregation of the armed forces, appointments of pro civil rights Supreme Court justices, and the decision to dispatch the 101st Airborne division to assist in the integration of Little Rock High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

This panel was part of a conference titled, “Ike Reconsidered: Lessons from the Eisenhower Legacy for the 21st Century” co-hosted by Hunter College, City University of New York, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute and the Eisenhower Foundation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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311288-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2013
Last Aired:
May 26, 2013

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  • May 19, 2013 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2013 | 7:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2013 | 11:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2013 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 26, 2013 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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