Ernest Gideon Green was one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who, in 1957, were the first black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. Green was the first African-American to graduate from the school in 1958. In 1999, he and the other people of the Little Rock Nine were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President Bill Clinton. Wikipedia*
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Ernest Green has 14 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum as a Broker for the Shearson Lehman Brothers. The year with the most videos was 2013 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2005 with an average of 2,853 views per program. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (3), Terrence J. Roberts (3), Jefferson Thomas (3). Most common tags: African American History, African Americans, Civil Rights.