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The rise and fall of the Branchhead boys : North Carolina's Scott family and the era of progressive politics

Author: Rob Christensen
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Louisiana had the Longs, Virginia had the Byrds, Georgia had the Talmadges, and North Carolina had the Scotts. In this history of North Carolina's most influential political family, Rob Christensen  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Scott family.; Scott family.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Christensen
ISBN: 9781469651057 146965105X 9781469651064 1469651068
OCLC Number: 1090813118
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; 1. Haw River; 2. Hard Times; 3. 1948; 4. Mud Tax; 5. Low-Voltage Sutton; 6. Dr. Frank and Aftermath; 7. The Last Spittoon; 8. Passing the Torch; 9. 1968; 10. King Tobacco and the Farm Boy; 11. Fire in the Streets; 12. Busing; 13. Reform, Controversy, and Backlash; 14. End of an Era; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
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Longtime newspaper reporter Rob Christensen draws on media accounts, interviews, and oral histories to prepare a balanced assessment of these two political careers.--Choice Christensen does an Read more...

 
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