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The Resource The broken road : George Wallace and a daughter's journey to reconciliation, Peggy Wallace Kennedy with Justice H. Mark Kennedy

The broken road : George Wallace and a daughter's journey to reconciliation, Peggy Wallace Kennedy with Justice H. Mark Kennedy

Label
The broken road : George Wallace and a daughter's journey to reconciliation
Title
The broken road
Title remainder
George Wallace and a daughter's journey to reconciliation
Statement of responsibility
Peggy Wallace Kennedy with Justice H. Mark Kennedy
Title variation
George Wallace and a daughter's journey to reconciliation
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the daughter of one of America's most virulent segregationists, a memoir that reckons with her father George Wallace's legacy of hate -- and illuminates her journey towards redemption. Peggy Wallace Kennedy has been widely hailed as the 'symbol of racial reconciliation' (Washington Post). In the summer of 1963, though, she was just a young girl watching her father stand in a schoolhouse door as he tried to block two African-American students from entering the University of Alabama. This man, former governor of Alabama and presidential candidate George Wallace, was notorious for his hateful rhetoric and his political stunts. But he was also a larger-than-life father to young Peggy, who was taught to smile, sit straight, and not speak up as her father took to the political stage. At the end of his life, Wallace came to renounce his views, although he could never attempt to fully repair the damage he caused. But Peggy, after her own political awakening, dedicated her life to spreading the new Wallace message -- one of peace, penance, and compassion. In this powerful new memoir, Peggy looks back on the politics of her youth and attempts to reconcile her adored father with the man who coined the phrase 'Segregation now. Segregation tomorrow. Segregation forever.' Timely and timeless, The Broken Road speaks to change, atonement, activism, and racial reconciliation"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kennedy, Peggy Wallace
Dewey number
  • 976.1/063092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F330.3.W34
LC item number
K46 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kennedy, H. Mark
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, Peggy Wallace
  • Kennedy, Peggy Wallace
  • Wallace, George C.
  • Children of governors
  • Children of politicians
  • Women
  • African Americans
  • Racism
  • Alabama
Label
The broken road : George Wallace and a daughter's journey to reconciliation, Peggy Wallace Kennedy with Justice H. Mark Kennedy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The bridge -- In the beginning -- Romance in the air -- Coming home -- The race -- Into the darkness -- The broken road -- You got what you wanted -- The victory is ours -- 1963 -- Picture perfect -- A storm's a-comin' -- Success is to succeed -- Dynasty -- For you -- Stand up -- Things just change -- Buckle my shoes -- The book of lamentations -- 'Til death do us part -- In tents -- Testify, brother Wallace! -- Stepping down -- Benched -- The end of an era -- Doors -- Letters from Baghdad -- Back to the bridge
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9781635573657
Lccn
2019014085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1076505149
  • (OCoLC)1076505149
  • 1011218
Label
The broken road : George Wallace and a daughter's journey to reconciliation, Peggy Wallace Kennedy with Justice H. Mark Kennedy
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The bridge -- In the beginning -- Romance in the air -- Coming home -- The race -- Into the darkness -- The broken road -- You got what you wanted -- The victory is ours -- 1963 -- Picture perfect -- A storm's a-comin' -- Success is to succeed -- Dynasty -- For you -- Stand up -- Things just change -- Buckle my shoes -- The book of lamentations -- 'Til death do us part -- In tents -- Testify, brother Wallace! -- Stepping down -- Benched -- The end of an era -- Doors -- Letters from Baghdad -- Back to the bridge
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 291 pages
Isbn
9781635573657
Lccn
2019014085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1076505149
  • (OCoLC)1076505149
  • 1011218

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