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The Harvest: Integrating Mississippi's Schools

Season 35 Episode 8 | 1hr 47m 20s

Explore what happened when the small Mississippi town of Leland integrated its public schools in 1970. Told through the remembrances of students, teachers and parents, the film shows how the town – and America – were transformed.

Aired: 09/11/23 | Expires: 08/17/26
Corporate sponsorship for American Experience is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Carlisle Companies. Major funding by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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