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

Author: Wayne Greenhaw
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Greenhaw
ISBN: 9781569763452 1569763453
OCLC Number: 617445932
Description: xix, 316 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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."
Responsibility: Wayne Greenhaw.

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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.

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