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Implementing Brown

American experience (Television program). Ike--excerpts

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Title:Implementing Brown | American experience (Television program). Ike--excerpts

This video segment reveals conflicting views of President Eisenhower's response to the Brown v. Board of Education ruling against segregated schools. NAACP attorney Constance Baker Motley argues that the president should have done more to enforce the ruling. Former attorney general Herbert Brownell and his deputy, William Rogers, explain the president's cautious response.

Includes a background essay, discussion questions, and alignments to teaching standards.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Grade range: 6-12.

Lesson plans using this resource: Re-Examining Brown.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Documentaries and factual works | MovingImage
Subjects:Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969--Political and social views | Motley, Constance Baker, 1921- | Brownell, Herbert, 1904- | Rogers, William P. (William Pierce), 1913-2001 | School integration--United States | School integration--Massive resistance | Discrimination in education--United States | Civil rights movements--United States | Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States | Intervention (Federal government) | Government, Resistance to--Southern States | United States--Race relations | Attorneys general--United States | United States. Supreme Court | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | United States, Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, 34.7464809, -92.2895948
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation
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The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

Forms part of: American Experience (PBS Television Series).

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