Strom Thurmond: And the Politics of Southern Change

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Simon and Schuster, 1993 - History - 574 pages
Virtually every chronicle of the Civil Rights movement adopts the perspective of black America. Now Cohodas tells the Civil Rights story from a white perspective through the life and 65-year career of South Carolina senator Strom Thurmond, who abandoned his white supremacy stand to adapt to new realities. 16 pages of photos.

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STROM THURMOND AND THE POLITICS OF SOUTHERN CHANGE

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Vivid, balanced account of the astonishing political evolution of the legendary segregationist who, through adroit adaptation, has retained his Senate seat for nearly four decades and become a ... Read full review

Strom Thurmond and the politics of Southern change

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The life of Republican Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina almost spans the 20th century. (He was born in 1902.) In addition to his service in the Senate, Thurmond was both a governor of South ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
The Legacy of Pitchfork Ben
18
On the Move
37
Copyright

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Nadine Cohodas is the author of, among other books, "Queen: The Life and Music of Dinah Washington".

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