The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement

The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement

by David R. Davies
ISBN-10:
1578063426
ISBN-13:
9781578063420
Pub. Date:
04/25/2001
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi

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Overview

The Press and Race: Mississippi Journalists Confront the Movement

The fervent opinions and historic decisions of editorial writers in the turbulent 1950s and 1960s

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578063420
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 04/25/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

David R. Davies is chair of the Department of Journalism at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. A former reporter for the Arkansas Gazette, he has been published in American Journalism, the Chicago Tribune, and the Journal of Mississippi History.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction3
Mississippi's Daily Press in Three Crises17
Percy Greene and the Jackson Advocate55
Jimmy Ward and the Jackson Daily News85
J. Oliver Emmerich and the McComb Enterprise-Journal111
George A. McLean and the Tupelo Journal137
Ira B. Harkey, Jr., and the Pascagoula Chronicle173
Wilson F. (Bill) Minor and the New Orleans Times-Picayune209
Hazel Brannon Smith and the Lexington Advertiser233
Hodding Carter, Jr., and the Delta Democrat-Times265
About the Contributors295
Index297

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