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Shows featuring Minnijean Brown Trickey

  • Report from Jena: Thousands Gather in Louisiana to Rally for Jena Six Free-jena-web
    Independent journalist Rick Rowley joins us from Jena, Louisiana, for a live report on the protests in support of the Jena Six. We get reaction from Little Rock Nine member Minnijean Brown-Trickey. [includes rush transcript]
    September 20, 2007 | Story
  • Fifty Years Since Little Rock Nine, New HBO Documentary Tells the Story of a Defining Civil Rights Struggle Browntrickeyweb
    Celebrations are being prepared in Little Rock, Arkansas, for the 50th anniversary of one of the pivotal events of the civil rights era. In September 1957, three years after the Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling, a group of African-American students attempted to desegregate the all-white Central High School in Little Rock. They were escorted into the school by...
    September 20, 2007 | Story
  • PRISON RIOT
    Two weeks ago in Rome, New York, hundreds of guards from prisons across the state were forced to respond to what appears to have been a major prison riot involving hundreds of inmates who, for a while, controlled the prison.
    July 29, 1997 | Story
  • CAMPAIGN FINANCE
    Last week it was the Democrats’ turn to call witnesses. Former Republican National Committee chairman Haley Barbour was called to the stand. Today we talk to Dan Morgan, a reporter from the Washington Post, who has been covering the hearings. Instead of focusing on activities that might be illegal, we asked him to talk about what is actually legal in campaign finance.
    July 28, 1997 | Story