CBS Evening News: The Legacy of the Greensboro Four

On the eve of the election of the nation’s first African American president, CBS News interviews the Greensboro Four — the young men who launched the sit-in movement from a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, NC. Our Second Life project uses this video as the centerpiece of the lunch counter exhibit in the virtual American Civil Rights Museum.

The Legacy of the Greensboro Four
CBSNewsOnline — January 17, 2009 — As Barack Obama prepares to become the first African American U.S. president, Russ Mitchell profiles four young men who stood up for their rights at the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

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