S1 E5: Ruby Bridges Desegregates a School

Aired: 11/19/2013 | 0:02:59 | Clip
Six-year-old Ruby Bridges integrated an all-white elementary school in New Orleans in 1960, escorted by federal marshals. Six years earlier, the NAACP had won a major legal victory with Brown vs. the Board of Education. That case declared the doctrine of separate but equal schools was unconstitutional.