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Scoop : the evolution of a southern reporter

Author: Jack Nelson; Barbara Matusow
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From a gullible cub reporter with the Daily Herald in Biloxi and Gulfport, to the pugnacious Pulitzer Prize winner at the Atlanta Constitution, to the peerless beat reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering civil rights in the South, Jack Nelson (1929-2009) was dedicated to exposing injustice and corruption wherever he found it. Whether it was the gruesome conditions at a twelve-thousand-bed mental hospital in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nelson, Jack, 1929-2009.
Scoop.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2013
(DLC) 2012020841
Named Person: Jack Nelson; Jack Nelson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Nelson; Barbara Matusow
ISBN: 1621030660 9781621030669 1617036595 9781617036590 1283851008 9781283851008
OCLC Number: 794306443
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 188 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: A taste of injustice --
Birth of a salesman --
Biloxi boy --
"Scoop" --
Sin and salt water --
My so-called military career --
Atlanta --
Back on the vice beat --
Little Rock --
A snake pit called Milledgeville --
Dead men voting --
Sin in the classic city --
Harvard man --
The murder of Lemuel Penn --
Making the break --
Selma --
Jim Crow justice --
The meanest town in the south --
Deacons for defense and justice --
The Orangeburg Massacre --
Travels with George --
Martin Luther King Jr.: from Gee's Bend to Memphis --
Ambush in Meridian --
Number one on J. Edgar Hoover's shit list.
Responsibility: Jack Nelson ; edited by Barbara Matusow ; introduction by Hank Klibanoff ; epilogue by Richard T. Cooper.
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