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The long shadow of Little Rock : a memoir

Author: Daisy Bates
Publisher: Fayetteville, Ark. : University of Arkansas Press, [2007]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the 1957 incident in which nine black children were prevented from entering school. -- Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Daisy Bates
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daisy Bates
ISBN: 1557288631 9781557288639
OCLC Number: 179686566
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 238 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: by Daisy Bates ; foreword to the first edition by Eleanor Roosevelt ; foreword to the Arkansas edition by Willard B. Gatewood ; afterword by Clayborne Carson.

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On September 3, 1957, Gov Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to surround all-white Central High School and prevent the entry of nine black students. On September 25, Daisy Bates, an official  Read more...

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"This is a book which I hope will be read by every American. It is simply told and easy to read, but not pleasant." - Eleanor Roosevelt, from the foreword to the first edition (1962) "Daisy Bates' Read more...

 
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