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Strom : the complicated personal and political life of Strom Thurmond

Author: Jack Bass; Marilyn W Thompson
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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First elected to public office in 1929, Strom Thurmond was a pivotal figure in the nation's politics for more than seven decades, particularly when it came to issues of race: the Dixiecrat presidential candidate in 1948, originator of the 1956 "Southern Manifesto" against the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling, holder of the record for a Senate filibuster for his opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Bill. Yet as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bass, Jack.
Strom.
New York : Public Affairs, ©2005
(OCoLC)606009691
Online version:
Bass, Jack.
Strom.
New York : Public Affairs, ©2005
(OCoLC)607703151
Named Person: Strom Thurmond; Strom Thurmond; Strom Thurmond; Strom Thurmond
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Bass; Marilyn W Thompson
ISBN: 1586482971 9781586482978 9781586483920 1586483927
OCLC Number: 58729399
Description: xvi, 415 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The boldness of an edgefield man --
"I have good genes" --
"The commendable efforts of Mr. Thurmond" --
Circuit judge James Strom Thurmond --
The Judge's women --
"So many narrow escapes" --
Progressive outlook, progressive program, progressive leadership --
"My darling Jean" --
"Dear sir" --
Dixiecrat --
Campaign of the century --
"Strum Thormond" --
Hard times --
Rambunctious Democrat --
The Republican road --
"And you refuse to answer that?" --
"Nixon's the one" --
"Amazement and wonder" --
"Time for change" --
Life in California --
Playing the game --
Mainstream senator --
"My baby is dying" --
"Alive and serving" --
"Blind, but now I see" --
Breaking the silence.
Responsibility: Jack Bass and Marilyn W. Thompson.

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