Sharon La Cruise | Clinton School Presents

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Interview with Sharon La Cruise, for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Sharon La Cruise, a producer and director, who has worked in television and film for twenty years, both in the corporate and production aspects of the business. In her film, "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock," Sharon La Cruise tells the story of her seven-year journey to unravel the life of Bates, a civil rights activist who played a key role as an adviser to the Little Rock Nine in the 1957 desegregation crisis at Little Rock Central High School.