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Vivion Lenon Brewer, October 15, 1976. Interview G-0012.
Women's Emergency Committee Activist's Role in the Little Rock Crisis: In this interview, Vivion Lenon Brewer explains how her awareness of racial disparities caused her to support school desegregation in Little Rock, Arkansas. She discusses her leadership in pushing politicians to reopen the closed public schools during the 1958-1959 Little Rock school crisis.
Interviewee: Vivion Lenon Brewer    Interviewer: Elizabeth Jacoway
Duration: 01:32:00     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 17 excerpts.