FILE - In this June 11, 1963 file photo, Vivian Malone and James Hood stand in the doorway of Foster Auditorium where they hold what they called their "first and final news conference" after the two African-American students registered at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Ala. Earlier, Gov. George Wallace had barred their way from the same doorway. Hood, one of the first black students at the University of Alabama, has died. He was 70. Officials at Adams-Buggs Funeral Home in Gadsden said they are handling arrangements for Hood, who died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Details concerning Hood’s funeral are not complete, funeral home officials said. (AP Photo/File)

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FILE - In this June 11, 1963 file photo, Vivian Malone and James Hood stand in the doorway of Foster Auditorium where they hold what they called their "first and final news conference" after the two African-American students registered at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Ala. Earlier, Gov. George Wallace had barred their way from the same doorway. Hood, one of the first black students at the University of Alabama, has died. He was 70. Officials at Adams-Buggs Funeral Home in Gadsden said they are handling arrangements for Hood, who died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Details concerning Hood’s funeral are not complete, funeral home officials said. (AP Photo/File)
FILE - In this June 11, 1963 file photo, Vivian Malone and James Hood stand in the doorway of Foster Auditorium where they hold what they called their "first and final news conference" after the two African-American students registered at the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Ala. Earlier, Gov. George Wallace had barred their way from the same doorway. Hood, one of the first black students at the University of Alabama, has died. He was 70. Officials at Adams-Buggs Funeral Home in Gadsden said they are handling arrangements for Hood, who died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. Details concerning Hood’s funeral are not complete, funeral home officials said. (AP Photo/File)
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