Civil Rights Movement (48 images)

Updated: Nov. 13, 2008 at 3:01 PM
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Original caption: White students watch from windows and steps of Little Rock Central High School on October 16, 1957, as only six of the nine Negro students are escorted to morning classes. Three of the students were absent with the flu. President Eisenhower was compelled to enforce the Supreme Court’s public school desegregation decision with troops after the integrity of the court was challenged by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus. (UPI Photo/Files)
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