East End Ink is a monthly literary review based on Long Island’s east end.
The program is recorded at Canio’s Books, 290 Main St in Sag Harbor and other venues on eastern Long Island.
It airs on WPKN 89.5FM Bridgeport and wpkn.org on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock
September 1957 a drama unfolded in Little Rock Arkansas as 9 black
students attempted to enter Central High School.
The 9 had
been selected to integrate the school in response to the 1954 Supreme Court decision in
Brown v. Board of Education.
photo reproduced in newspapers around the world inspired David Margolick to write the subject of today's
East End Ink, Elizabelh and Hazel: Two
Women of Little Rock.
showed a white student, Hazel Bryan spewing racial abuse at
Elizabeth Eckford as Elizabeth walked past the school in front of an angry
black students were allowed to enter Central High only after President Dwight
Eisenhower called in federal troops.
Here is author
David Margolick, recorded at Canio's Books, Sag Harbor in October 2011.