Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock

Genre:  Documentary

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As a black woman who was a feminist before the term was invented, Daisy Bates refused to accept her assigned place in society.

Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock tells the story of her life and public support of nine black students who registered to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, which culminated in a constitutional crisis - pitting a president against a governor and a community against itself.

Unconventional, revolutionary, and egotistical, Daisy Bates reaped the rewards of instant fame, but paid dearly for it.

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