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A nervous man shouldn't be here in the first place : the life of Bill Baggs

Author: Amy Paige Condon
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
""This is not a simple life, my friend, and there are no simple answers." The late editor of the late Miami News, Bill Baggs, stamped these words on plain white postcards and sent them to readers who sent him hate mail-a frequent occurrence, as Baggs, a white editor of a prominent southern newspaper, championed unpopular ideas in his front-page columns, such as protecting the environment, desegregating public  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Bill Baggs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Paige Condon
ISBN: 9780820354972 082035497X
OCLC Number: 1143616031
Description: xiv, 209 pages, 31 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I From Colquitt to Miami --
ch. 1 1923-1936 --
ch. 2 1936-1939 --
ch. 3 1939-1943 --
ch. 4 1943-1944 --
ch. 5 1944 --
ch. 6 1944-1945 --
pt. II From Reporter to Editor --
ch. 7 1945-1946 --
ch. 8 1946-1949 --
ch. 9 1949-1957 --
ch. 10 1957-1969 --
pt. III From Cuba to Vietnam --
ch. 11 1958-1962 --
ch. 12 1962-1964 --
ch. 13 1949-1960 --
ch. 14 1960-1968 --
ch. 15 1955-1968 --
ch. 16 1965-1967 --
ch. 17 January-March 1967 --
ch. 18 May-September 1967 --
pt. IV From There to Here --
ch. 19 October 1967-April 1968 --
ch. 20 May-September 1968 --
ch. 21 October 1968-February 1969 --
ch. 22 August 1969-.
Responsibility: Amy Paige Condon.


In this first biography of Bill Baggs, the influential editor of the Miami News, Amy Paige Condon retraces how an orphaned boy from rural Colquitt, Georgia, bore witness and impacted some of the  Read more...


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