Civil Rights Movement (48 images)

Updated: Nov. 13, 2008 at 3:01 PM
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Original caption: A platoon of National Guardsmen escorts nine Negro students into Little Rock Central High School to attend classes on October 10, 1957. 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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