LIFE.com offers a series of rare photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt from the place that came to be known as "the island of hope and tears."
John: HISTORICALLY,... the #$%$ is a group of MILITANT ENFORCERS created *by* the DEMOCRAT PARTY. It was President LYNDON JOHNSON who orchestrated 'The Great Switch' to make Black Voters believe the Lie that Republicans are against Black People. The Republican Party was created by ABRAHAM LINCOLN for the EXPRESS PURPOSE to ABOLISH SLAVERY. If David Duke is claiming to be a member of the 'Far Right' then he is telling a LIE. As a #$%$ activist, David Duke should PROPERLY CLAIM to be an extension of the DEMOCRAT Party.