Standing against dragons : three southern lawyers in an era of fear / Sarah Hart Brown

Author(s): Brown, Sarah Hart, 1938-
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Subjects: Lawyers--Southern States--Biography
Civil rights movements--Southern States--History
Coe, John Moreno
Durr, Clifford J. (Clifford Judkins), 1899-
Smith, Benjamin Eugene
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c1998
LC Classification: K, KF
Table of Contents: Preface
Ch. 1. The Problemed Peace: Civil Libertarianism, Antilibertarianism, and Cold War Doctrine 1
Ch. 2. On Becoming Southern Liberals: Prelude to 1948 29
Ch. 3. Crossroads: Progressive Politics and Other Pipe Dreams, 1948-1950 57
Ch. 4. "Comes Now Willie McGee": Communist Causes in Southern Context, 1950-1954 89
Ch. 5. Congressional Offensive, 1954: The SCEF Investigation and Its Echoes 115
Ch. 6. After Brown: Congressional Anti-Communism and Southern "Sedition," 1954-1961 141
Ch. 7. "Radicals" and "Respectables": The Cold War Against "Outside Agitators," 1958-1963 179
Ch. 8. "They Were the Real Subversives": The Dombrowski Case and the Mississippi Crusade, 1963-1965 213
Epilogue and Conclusion: "The Importance of Heresy" 247
Bibliography 269
Index 285
Notes: LCCN: 98024110
ISBN: 0807122076 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-283) and index
Contents: The problemed peace: civil libertarianism, antilibertarianism, and the cold war doctrine -- On becoming southern liberals: prelude to 1948 -- Crossroads: progressive politics and other pipe dreams, 1948-1950 -- "Comes now Willie McGee": communist causes in southern context, 1950-1954 -- Congressional offensive, 1954: the SCEF investigation and its echoes -- After Brown: congressional anti-communism and southern "sedition," 1954-1961 -- "Radicals" and "Respectables": the cold war against "outside agitators," 1958-1963 -- "They were the real subversives": the Dombrowski case and the Mississippi crusade, 1963-1965 -- Epilogue and conclusion: "the importance of heresy."
Physical Description: xvii, 308 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 39069529
ISBN/ISSN: 0807122076

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