Times Of Challenge And Controversy

Times Of Challenge And Controversy

by Cynthia A. Bond Hopson
     
 

In 1960-1961, voter registration revolutionized the people and politics of Haywood County, Tennessee. In Haywood County, as in much of the nation during the Civil Rights movement, issues such as voter registration and desegregation ignited a firestorm of political and social change. Times of Challenge and Controversy offers a close look at the voter registration

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Overview

In 1960-1961, voter registration revolutionized the people and politics of Haywood County, Tennessee. In Haywood County, as in much of the nation during the Civil Rights movement, issues such as voter registration and desegregation ignited a firestorm of political and social change. Times of Challenge and Controversy offers a close look at the voter registration process and the ensuing conflict in Haywood County through its weekly newspaper, The Brownsville States-Graphic. This account will greatly interest historians, media scholars, and participants of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761829652
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
02/11/2005
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
0.32(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

Meet the Author

Cynthia A. Bond Hopson is Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism at the University of Memphis. Professor Hopson holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Journalism from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

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