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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User Review  - billsearth - LibraryThing

This book is a story of the author's fight against intolerance and hate through court action as a lawyer. Most of the fight is against white supremacists and their groups. After an episode of danger ... Read full review

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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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