Book Discussion on A More Noble Cause
Rachel Emanuel talked about her book A More Noble Cause: A.P. Turead and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana. She talked about… read more
Rachel Emanuel talked about her book A More Noble Cause: A.P. Turead and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana. She talked about Mr. Tureaud’s civil rights work, including to gain admittance for black students to the Louisiana State University law and medical schools. He also gain his son, A.P. Tureaud, Jr., admittance as LSU’s first black undergraduate student in 1953. Ms. Emanuel talked about the difficulties he encountered as a student. She was interviewed outside the A.P. Tureaud Sr. Hall on the campus of Louisiana State University.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
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