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Charles Adams, February 18, 2000. Interview K-0646.
A North Carolina Educator Describes the Process of School Desegregation in Wake County: Charles Adams was a teacher and coach in Wake County, North Carolina, during the 1960s before becoming the assistant director (and later the director) of the North Carolina High School Athletics Association. In addition, Adams's father was a leader in the effort to desegregate Wake County schools. Consequently, Adams offers an insider's perspective on the process of school desegregation, focusing specifically on Cary, North Carolina, as a pioneer and model for other local schools.
Interviewee: Charles Adams    Interviewer: Peggy Van Scoyoc
Duration: 01:02:38     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 5 excerpts.