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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 | Moving images|
|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 | Little Rock (Ark.) | Pulaski County (Ark.)|
|Collection:||Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection|
|Institution:||WGBH Educational Foundation|
|Contributors:||Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation|
|Online Publisher:||[Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation | 2002/2008|
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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.
Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.
Forms part of: American Experience (PBS Television Series).
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|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.teachersdomain.org/resources/iml04/soc/ush/civil/implement/|