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Overview


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

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

Meet the Author


Davis W. Houck is associate professor of communication at Florida State University. He is the author of six books, including Rhetoric as Currency: Hoover, Roosevelt, and the Great Depression and FDR and Fear Itself: The First Inaugural Address.

Matthew A. Grindy is a doctoral candidate of communication at Florida State University.

Keith A. Beauchamp, a filmmaker based in New York City, is the director of The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till.

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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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