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Rosa Parks

Guest host Frank Stasio talks to Weekend Edition commentator and historian Douglas Brinkley about the life of Rosa Parks. Little else is known about her life, apart from the historic day in Montgomery, Alabama, when her arrest sparked the modern civil rights movement. But the years leading up to that moment prove to be even more indicative of her struggle for racial equality. Brinkley's biography of Rosa Parks is titled, Rosa Parks. (Penguin Books)

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