Nightly News   |  January 10, 2014

Franklin McCain, Civil Rights Trailblazer, Dies at 73

The civil rights leader who started a sit-in movement at the whites-only Woolworths lunch counter later went on to become a research chemist.

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>>> a civil rights trailblazer has died, franklin mccane was one of the four freshman at ant who started the sit-in movement in greensboro, north carolina , mccane went on to become a research chemist , his death leaves just two survivors of the original four.