1957: The Civil Rights Movement

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Benjamin Fine ’32

Benjamin Fine was in Arkansas to report for the New York Times on the integration of the Little Rock Nine to all-white Central High School. Facing howling mobs of segregationists on a daily basis, Fine was battered black and blue, but it didn’t stop him from getting the story. 

 

The New York Times — Sept. 4, 1957 

16. Civil Rights - FINE finenyt

“Little Rock Told to Integrate Now Despite Militia”

 

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