Episode Detail: Rosa Parks - Intimate Portrait
A profile of Rosa Parks---the mother of the civil-rights movement---whose refusal to relinquish a bus seat to a white man in 1955 sparked a bus boycott led by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Included are comments from Ed Bradley, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker. Also: biographer Douglas Brinkley, Congressman John Conyers of Michigan, NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume and Elaine Steele, co-founder of the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self-Development.