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The informant : the FBI, the Ku Klux Klan, and the murder of Viola Liuzzo

Author: Gary May
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'The Informant', historian Gary May reveals the untold story of the murder of civil rights worker Viola Liuzzo, shot to death by members of the violent Birmingham Ku Klux Klan at the end of Martin Luther King's historic Voting Rights March in 1965.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
May, Gary, 1944-
Informant.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005002067
(OCoLC)57549917
Named Person: Viola Liuzzo; Gary Thomas Rowe; Viola Liuzzo; Gary Thomas Rowe
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary May
ISBN: 9780300129991 0300129998
OCLC Number: 123199770
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 431 pages)
Contents: Undercover man --
One hell of a good job --
Serious business --
Bombing matters --
Cat and mouse --
Season of suffering --
Night riders --
This horrible brew --
A slight case of murder --
Parable of the two goats --
A temple of justice --
Taking the sun away --
Digging in --
Pain and anguish --
A search for the truth --
Dealing with the Devil.
Responsibility: Gary May.
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Viola Liuzzo was the only white woman to lose her life in the Civil Rights Movement. What role did an FBI informant play in her murder?  Read more...

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