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Turn away thy son : Little Rock, the crisis that shocked the nation / Elizabeth Jacoway.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Stan Getz Library LC214.23 .L56 J33 2007 37684001048444 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 0743297199 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780743297196 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 477 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, c2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-457) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Miscegenation and the beast -- Defining the debate: Harry Ashmore -- Massive resistance: Jim Johnson -- Paternalistic gentleman: Archie House and the establishment -- Blue-collar opposition: Amis Guthridge -- A time of panic: Virgil Blossom -- The chosen few -- The crisis breaks: Orval Faubus -- The minefield in the middle: Brooks Hays -- In search of compromise: Faubus, Hays, and Eisenhower -- Central high school, act one: Daisy Bates -- Into the cauldron: the little rock nine -- A crisis of leadership: Robert R. Brown and the civic elite -- Torments behind closed doors: Minnijean Brown -- The battle in the courts: Richard C. Butler -- Empty schools: Wiley Branton -- The woman organize: Vivion Brewer -- Rebirth: Everett Tucker -- The new elite consensus: Gaston Williamson -- A bang and a whimper -- A note on miscegenation.
Subject: Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) > History.
School integration > Arkansas > Little Rock > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Education > Arkansas > Little Rock > History > 20th century.

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