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Author Herbers, John, author.

Title Deep South dispatch : memoir of a civil rights journalist / John N. Herbers with Anne Farris Rosen ; foreword by Gene Roberts.

Publication Info. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Galena PL Adult Biography - GALY-13  B HER    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 260 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Willie Morris books in memoir and biography
Willie Morris books in memoir and biography.
Note Includes index.
Contents An old secret revealed -- A small-town cocoon -- Spilled seed -- Lessons of war -- The mystery of Mississippi -- Death bolted swiftly through his body -- A rare work environment -- Sumner: a good place to raise a boy -- Thar he -- Living with political insanity -- Overcoming pressures -- Out of Mississippi -- Bombingham -- A brewing storm -- Dallas: dark night of the soul -- End of a long year -- Justice delayed: the first Beckwith trial -- A long, hot summer of discontent -- Bloodshed at the beach -- Purifying prelude -- A hooded society of bigots -- Paradox in the South -- I've got bitterness in my heart -- I'm innocent -- The war in men's souls -- Hope in Selma -- Pulling at the fiber -- A wild and woolly night -- Bloody Sunday -- A second attempt -- What killed James Reeb? -- A climactic end -- Still standing.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Herbers, John.
Herbers, John. (OCoLC)fst00009808
Journalists -- Southern States -- Biography.
Civil rights movements -- Press coverage -- Southern States.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Editors, Journalists, Publishers.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
Journalists. (OCoLC)fst00984188
Southern States. (OCoLC)fst01244550
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Added Author Rosen, Anne Farris, author.
Roberts, Gene, writer of foreword.
Other Form: Online version: Herbers, John. Deep South dispatch. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018] 9781496816757 (DLC) 2017050504
Standard No. 40028125144
ISBN 9781496816740 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
1496816749 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)

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