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A voice of justice and reason : Buford Boone's Tuscaloosa News

Author: Tom Rieland; E Culpepper Clark; University of Alabama. Center for Public Television.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, AL : University of Alabama Center for Public Television, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story about a community newspaper speaking out against local popular opinion and in support of the court ordered integration of the University of Alabama in 1956. Examines Buford Boone's controversial Tuscaloosa News editorials that ostracized him from many towns people but won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1957. His courageous calls for law and order branded him as an integrationist, but he wouldn't back down to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Buford Boone
Material Type: Videorecording, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Rieland; E Culpepper Clark; University of Alabama. Center for Public Television.
OCLC Number: 40623658
Notes: Videocassette release of an episode of The Alabama experience television series.
Online study guide available.
Credits: Videographers, Preston Sullivan, Mac Thurston; videotape editors, Kevin Clay, Tony Holt; consultant, E. Culpepper Clark.
Performer(s): Narrator: E. Culpepper Clark.
Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Other Titles: Buford Boone's Tuscaloosa News
Alabama experience: unforgettable experiences
Unforgettable experiences
Alabama experience (Television program)
Responsibility: producer-director, Tom Rieland ; executive producers, Tom Rieland, Dwight Cammeron.

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Story about a community newspaper speaking out against local popular opinion and in support of the court ordered integration of the University of Alabama in 1956. Examines Buford Boone's controversial Tuscaloosa News editorials that ostracized him from many towns people but won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1957. His courageous calls for law and order branded him as an integrationist, but he wouldn't back down to the Klan or the White Citizen's Council.

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