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Mississippi Senator Attended School Set Up After High Court Ordered Desegregation

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Jackson Free PressreporterAshton Pittman, who reported that Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith attended an all-white private school, one of many that were set up after the Supreme Court ordered schools to desegregate. Hyde-Smith faces challenger Mike Espy in a special runoff election on Tuesday.

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