Vegas PBS American Graduate

School Desegregation in Southern Nevada Promo

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Examines the process of integration in the city's schools focusing on the period of 1960-1980. Younger generations may be unaware that Las Vegas was once known as "The Mississippi of the West." The process of desegregation was complex and controversial. In the midst of the struggle, many courageous community members met the challenge and worked to improve children's lives through education.

Aired: 03/30/15

Rating: NR

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