New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
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2000 - Crossing Border Street

In 1966 Peter Jan Honigsberg--a young, idealistic law student--arrived in the South to help provide legal representation for civil rights workers...Unlike many law students, Honigsberg not only worked on legal issues; he participated directly in marches and demonstrations. His narrative includes lively firsthand accounts of his attempt--with a group of black and white demonstrators--to integrate a beach on Lake Pontchartrain...
Source: Peter Jan Honigsberg
Crossing Border Street
A Civil Rights Memoir
June 2000 cl; February 2002 pa