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Little Rock Nine

Author: Diane Andrews Henningfeld
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
Series: Perspectives on modern world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Perspectives on Modern World History: Little Rock Nine explores the events surrounding the Little Rock Nine crisis, providing background information on the Little Rock Nine, examining related controversies, and offering personal narratives from those who witnessed or were involved"--The publisher's web site.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Andrews Henningfeld
ISBN: 9780737763683 073776368X
OCLC Number: 858672588
Description: 189 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Historical background on the Little Rock Nine --
Controversies surrounding the Little Rock Nine crisis --
Personal narratives. Chapter 1: Historical background on the Little Rock Nine crisis. Nine students fight for school integration in Little Rock, Arkansas / National Park Service (2012) ; The US Supreme Court bans racial segregation in schools / Luther A. Huston (New York Times, May 17, 1954) ; The Governor of Arkansas orders the state militia to block black students' entry to Central High School / Orval E. Faubus (Sept. 2, 1957) ; President Eisenhower addresses the nation on the situation in Little Rock / Dwight D. Eisenhower (Sept. 24, 1957) ; Arkansas prohibits racial integration in public schools / Arkansas General Assembly (Aug. 26, 1958) ; The US Supreme Court rules the Arkansas law unconstitutional / Supreme Court of the United States (Cooper v. Aaron, Sept. 12, 1958) --
Chapter 2: Controversies surrounding the Little Rock Nine crisis. President Eisenhower acted wisely by sending federal troops to Little Rock / The Nation (Oct. 5, 1957) ; President Eisenhower did not have the authority to send federal troops to Little Rock / R. Carter Pittman (American Mercury, Feb. 1958) ; Public School segregation ls unconstitutional / Supreme Court of the United States (Brown v. Board of Education, May 17, 1954) ; Integration is not a valid part of the US Constitution / David Lawrence (US News & World Report, Sept. 13, 1957) ; The Little Rock Nine students and families suffered harm and danger for the sake of justice / Christine Firer Hinze (Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, 2009) ; School desegregation in Little Rock yielded mixed results / US Commission on Civil Rights (June 1977) ; Racial integration in schools ls on the decline fifty years later / Juan Williams (Albany Times Union, Sept. 27, 2007) ; A controversial museum at Central High School depicts the Little Rock Nine crisis of 1957 / Johanna Miller Lewis (Public Historian, Autumn 2000) ; Arkansas state senators protest the display of a Confederate flag at the Central High School museum / John Brumrnett (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, June 24, 1977) --
Chapter 3: Personal narratives. Despite army protection, an African American student ls attacked / Terrence Roberts (2009) ; One of the Little Rock Nine discusses life at home and in school / Thelma Mothershed Wair (2004) ; A white Central High student reports on the situation at school / Beverly Maxine Burks (1957) ; The long shadow of Little Rook / Elizabeth Eckford, interviewed by Daisy Bates (1962) ; Covering the crisis / Will Counts (2007) ; An expelled Little Rock Nine student remembers the Little Rook crisis / Minnijean Brown Trickey, interviewed by Elizabeth Jacoway (2005).
Series Title: Perspectives on modern world history.
Responsibility: Diane Andrews Henningfeld, book editor.

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"Perspectives on Modern World History: Little Rock Nine explores the events surrounding the Little Rock Nine crisis, providing background information on the Little Rock Nine, examining related controversies, and offering personal narratives from those who witnessed or were involved"--The publisher's web site.

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