Racial segregation was deeply ingrained in life in the USA. Almost every aspect of the lives of blacks and whites were separate, and African-Americans were considered second-rate citizens in a first-rate country

First broadcast:
4 November 2008

This clip could be used as background to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Look for evidence on the quality and availability of segregated facilities and discuss whether this supports or opposes the idea of equal treatment.