A Season for Justice: The Life and Times of Civil Rights Lawyer Morris Dees

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Law - 355 pages
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By all accounts, Morris Dees has had a fascinating life. Son of a tenant farmer and grandson of a Klansman in rural Alabama, he built a multimillion-dollar business and sold it in 1971 to create the Southern Poverty Law Center. He has since become a hero in the civil rights struggle. 8-page photo insert.

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Dees’ story makes it clear why he was inspired to found the SPLC (Southern Poverty Law Center) and how he has been so successful. The son of a poor Alabama farmer, he grew up an FFA (Future Farmers of ... Read full review

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After Federal Judge Frank Johnson, noted civil rights lawyer Dees is the "second most hated man in Alabama.'' As he admits in this brash and boastful autobiography, "you've got to be doing something ... Read full review


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