Carl Elliott became a U.S. Congressman and drafted legislation that changed how America educates its citizens. Elliott, winner of the first John F. Kennedy foundation's Profile in Courage Award in 1990, recalls his political triumphs and the bitter retaliatory defeat over the politics of race that relegated him to obscurity. Edward Kennedy, Tip O'Neill, John Lewis, George McGovern. Narrated by Julian Bond. 60 min, 1993.