Friday, February 2nd: Mark Ballard, Melba Beals, Bruce Haynes

Feb 2, 2018

Mark Ballard, Capitol Bureau Chief for the Advocate, on the continuing feud between Gov. Edwards and Sen. Kennedy. Is this a prelude to next year’s gubernatorial election? Melba Beals, winner of the Congressional Gold Medal and one of the Little Rock Nine, discusses the integration of Central High School in Little Rock in 1957 and 60 years of Civil Rights challenges since President Eisenhower called in federal troops. Bruce Haynes, author of “Down the Up Staircase,” which tells the story of one Harlem family across three generations.