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Baker, Liva. THE SECOND BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS: The Hundred-Year Struggle to Integrate the Schools. New York: HarperCollins, 1996. Hardcover First ED.


First printing. A powerful and moving book, about the legal challenges and about the courage of those involved: 6 year old Ruby Bridges and the 3 other black first graders in 1960, their parents, and the parents of the white students who persisted in sending their children to a desegrated school, of federal district judge J. Skelly White, and black Creole attorney A. P. Tureaud and more. Photographs, notes, bibliography and sources, index. 564 pgs. Fine in a fine dustjacket. .

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