Picks and Pans Review: Crisis at Central High

updated 08/29/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/29/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS (8:30-11 p.m. ET)

Joanne Woodward is superb as Elizabeth Huckaby, a vice-principal who stands up to bigots and thugs during the famous desegregation of Little Rock's Central High School in 1957. This stinging 1981 TV movie is based on Huckaby's own account of the famous federal-state confrontation.


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