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Nine From Littlerock

On September 27, 1957 nine black students attended Little Rock Central High School for the first time, escorted by U.S. Army troops sent in by President Eisenhower to enforce the law desegregating schools. This film, narrated by Jefferson Thomas, one of the nine students, looks into the life of each student seven years after their enrollment at Central. Provides personal narrative accounts of their reaction to events at the time and in retrospect and of their success in continuing their educations. Directed by Charles Guggenheim. c2005. 19 min.