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Author Jacoway, Elizabeth, 1944-

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

Imprint New York : Free Press, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    379.263 JAC    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    379.263 JAC    Available
Description xiii, 477 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-457) and index.
Contents 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.
ISBN 0743297199 (alk. paper)
9780743297196 (alk. paper)

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