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The Resource Fighting the devil in Dixie : how civil rights activists took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama, Wayne Greenhaw

Fighting the devil in Dixie : how civil rights activists took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama, Wayne Greenhaw

Label
Fighting the devil in Dixie : how civil rights activists took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama
Title
Fighting the devil in Dixie
Title remainder
how civil rights activists took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Greenhaw
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Wayne Greenhaw recounts his life and experiences as a journalist covering the civil rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, describing his interviews with Klan members, detectives, victims, civil rights leaders, and politicians, and discussing the history of Governor George C. Wallace
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.1196/0730761
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.G687 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Fighting the devil in Dixie : how civil rights activists took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama, Wayne Greenhaw
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-300) and index
Contents
Willie's first day -- The legacy of Willie Edwards -- Klan on trial -- Hound-dog determined -- "Fight everything segregated" -- The making of a segregationist -- The pair from Howard -- "Segregation forever!" -- Education of a liberal -- Country-boy lawyer -- The Alabama story -- Requiem for Jimmie Lee Jackson -- Don Quixote of the South -- The Southern Courier -- The rise of John Hulett -- Southern Poverty Law Center -- The people's attorney general -- Breaking the Klan -- "Forgive me, for I have sinned' -- "Like a mighty stream."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 316 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781569763452
Isbn Type
(hardcover) :
Lccn
2010030114
Other control number
9781569763452
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • sky232051567
  • (OCoLC)617445932
  • 806053
Label
Fighting the devil in Dixie : how civil rights activists took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama, Wayne Greenhaw
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-300) and index
Contents
Willie's first day -- The legacy of Willie Edwards -- Klan on trial -- Hound-dog determined -- "Fight everything segregated" -- The making of a segregationist -- The pair from Howard -- "Segregation forever!" -- Education of a liberal -- Country-boy lawyer -- The Alabama story -- Requiem for Jimmie Lee Jackson -- Don Quixote of the South -- The Southern Courier -- The rise of John Hulett -- Southern Poverty Law Center -- The people's attorney general -- Breaking the Klan -- "Forgive me, for I have sinned' -- "Like a mighty stream."
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 316 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781569763452
Isbn Type
(hardcover) :
Lccn
2010030114
Other control number
9781569763452
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • sky232051567
  • (OCoLC)617445932
  • 806053

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