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The American Spirit (Ruby Bridges) #985237

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Michelle Miller) The return of Ruby Bridges to the New Orleans elementary school that she integrated 50 years ago featured; historical footage, photos and Norman Rockwell painting shown; details given about Frank Foreman’s decision to bring his daughter Pam to school despite the opposition; scenes shown of the reunion between Bridges and Pam Foreman Testroet†. [BRIDGES – recalls the commotion and white parents taking their children out of school; says if we are going to get past our differences it’s going to come from our kids.] [TESTROET – recounts how her family was treated; comments on her father’s faith and beliefs.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Miller, Michelle
Duration:
00:03:50

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