Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press

Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press

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by Davis W. Houck, Matthew A. Grindy
     
 

An analysis of the media's reaction to the lynching of a young black manSee more details below

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An analysis of the media's reaction to the lynching of a young black man

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934110157
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
213
Sales rank:
1,164,181
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword     ix
Acknowledgments     xiii
Introduction     3
"Sowing Seeds of Hatred" (August 28-September 1)     12
"Comely Carolyn" (September 2-September 6)     26
"Resentful of the Slant" (September 7-September 9)     44
"The World Is Watching" (September 10-September 18)     58
"Every Last Anglo-Saxon One of You" (September 19-September 23)     72
"Forgotten as Quickly as Possible"? (September 24-September 30)     107
"Like Father-Like Son" (October 1955-January 1956)     126
Retrospective Prospects     153
Notes     167
Works Cited     189
Index     207

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