In My Place

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Vintage Books, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 257 pages
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The award-winning correspondent for the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour gives a moment-by-moment account of her walk into history when, as a 19-year-old, she challenged Southern law--and Southern violence--to become the first black woman to attend the University of Georgia. A powrful act of witness to the brutal realities of segregation.

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IN MY PLACE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

From the national correspondent for PBS's MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour: a moving memoir of her youth in the Deep South and her role in desegregating the Univ. of Georgia. The eldest daughter of an army ... Read full review

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An insider's look at the end of segregation in higher education in Georgia. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
3
Due West of What?
5
Covington Georgia
19
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