The Long Shadow of Little Rock: A Memoir

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University of Arkansas Press, 1962 - African Americans - 234 pages
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A leader of the integrationists recalls her background and gives an inside picture of how groups and organizations worked for equality.
  

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Review: The Long Shadow of Little Rock: A Memoir

User Review  - Cheri - Goodreads

I was reading this as background research for a graduate school paper, and kept getting sucked in by the story. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone studying the Brown v. Board decision ... Read full review

Review: The Long Shadow of Little Rock: A Memoir

User Review  - Sam - Goodreads

This was an eye-opening book for me. I hope to read more about this subject. I am proud though that my Dad was one of the paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division who were sent to Little Rock to protect Little Rock Nine. Read full review

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Contents

LITTLE ROCK
1
REBIRTH
6
ACROSS MY DESK
32
GOVERNOR FAUBUS ROUSES THE MOB
59
SHE WALKED ALONE
69
OUT OF THE HILLS
77
A CITY GRIPPED BY FEAR AND TERROR
85
THE VOLCANO OF HATE ERUPTS
88
THE EMBATTLED NINE
113
THE APPEAL TO THE PRESIDENT
161
DEATH OF THE STATE PRESS
170
WHITE CASUALTIES
179
ON WHOSE SHOULDERS
214
HOW LONG HOW LONG ?
219
AFTERWORD
227
INDEX
233

THE FEDERAL TROOPS MOVE IN
98
ARREST
107

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