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Delta epiphany : Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi

Author: Ellen B Meacham
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In April 1967, Robert F. Kennedy knelt in a crumbling shack in Mississippi trying to coax a response from a listless child. The toddler sat picking at dried rice and beans spilled over the dirt floor as Kennedy touched the boy's distended stomach and stroked his face. After several minutes with little response, the senator walked out the back door, wiping away tears. In Delta Epiphany, Ellen B. Meacham tells the  Read more...
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Meacham, Ellen B.
Delta epiphany.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
(DLC) 2017049036
Named Person: Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen B Meacham
ISBN: 9781496817495 1496817494 9781496817488 1496817486 9781496817464 149681746X 9781496817471 1496817478
OCLC Number: 1008774762
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 299 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Now this problem has to be faced --
We were to try harder than anyone else --
It's to hell with Bobby K --
They are starving --
Wherever one looks in this land, whatever one sees that is the work of man --
I just couldn't make a living --
A terrible reflection on our society --
We need to make an effort together --
You don't know what I saw! --
I'd feel better if I were doing what I think ought to be done --
Bring the poor people to Washington --
It let us know that there was somebody who cared --
We don't speak of statistics, numbers, we speak of human beings.
Responsibility: Ellen B. Meacham.

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Tells the story of Robert Kennedy's visit to the Mississippi Delta, while also examining the forces of history, economics, and politics that shaped the lives of the children he met in Mississippi in  Read more...

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