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Terry Sanford : politics, progress, and outrageous ambitions

Author: Howard E Covington; Marion A Ellis
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999.
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Terry Sanford (1917-1998) was one of the most important public figures of the postwar South. This biography tells the story of Sanford's beginnings, his political aspirations, his experiences in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Covington, Howard E.
Terry Sanford.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607187319
Online version:
Covington, Howard E.
Terry Sanford.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)630909948
Named Person: Terry Sanford; Terry Sanford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard E Covington; Marion A Ellis
ISBN: 0822323567 9780822323563
OCLC Number: 41231329
Description: xv, 559 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Double moons over Laurinburg --
Runnin' on rims --
The "Promised Land" --
Albert's boys --
The battling buzzards --
The third primary --
The branch-head boys --
A dangerous dream --
Breaking in line --
"Puddles of poison" --
A new day --
A shore still dimly seen --
But what about the people? --
New horizons --
A Tar Heel Blue Devil --
"Outrageous ambitions" --
Never look back --
A North Carolina regular.
Responsibility: Howard E. Covington, Jr. and Marion A. Ellis.

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