Central High School Desegregation Anniversary

President Clinton honored the nine people who were the first black students at Little Rock Central High School on the fortieth anniversary… read more

President Clinton honored the nine people who were the first black students at Little Rock Central High School on the fortieth anniversary of their enrollment. In 1957, President Eisenhower deployed the Army to escort the nine students into the school after the governor of Arkansas attempted to deny the students admission by using the state’s National Guard. close

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Central High School Desegregation Anniversary

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Program ID:
91570-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
First Aired:
Sep 25, 1997
Last Aired:
Sep 26, 2011

Airing Details

  • Sep 25, 1997 | 8:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 26, 1997 | 6:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 28, 1997 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 24, 2011 | 12:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 25, 2011 | 5:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 26, 2011 | 1:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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