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La. Civil Rights Trail (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-02-04

Duration: 00:03:40

Subjects: Civil Rights | School integration.


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Tate, Leona Interviewee


This segment from the February 4, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on McDonough 19 Elementary School in New Orleans being added to the Louisiana Civil Rights Trail. She interviews Leona Tate, one of the three African American girls who integrated McDonough 19 on November 14, 1960.