Witness in Philadelphia

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LSU Press, Feb 1, 1989 - History - 296 pages
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On June 21, 1964, three young civil rights workers--James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner--were murdered near Philadelphia, Mississippi. Florence Mars, a native of Philadelphia, recounts the grim circumstances of the killings and describes what happened to a community confronted by a challenge to long-held beliefs.

 

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Contents

TWO The Roots of War
42
THREE Its a Hoax
84
FOUR A Pattern of Violence
120
FIVE A Proud Sense of History
153
six One Year Later
182
EIGHT A Landmark Case
228
NINE You Cant Fight Back with a PeaShooter
262
Epilogue
279
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