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or Premiering February 2, 2012. Check local listings: In this companion piece to the documentary Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock, we learn that the driving force behind Daisy Bates's activism was the murder of her mother. As a black woman who was a feminist before the term was invented, Daisy Bates refused to accept her assigned place in society. Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock tells the story of her life and public support of nine black students who registered to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, which culminated in a constitutional crisis, pitting a president against a governor and a community against itself. Unconventional, revolutionary, and egotistical, Daisy Bates reaped the rewards of instant fame, but paid dearly for it. Learn more about "Independent Lens": Watch "Independent Lens" films online: