Wrapped in the Flag

Wrapped in the Flag

by Claire Conner

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ISBN-13: 9780807033319
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 03/18/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Claire Conner’s father was a national spokesperson for the John Birch Society for more than thirty years; her mother was also a staunch follower. Conner holds a degree in English with honors from the University of Dallas and a graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin. She lives in Tampa, Florida.

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Table of Contents

Preface: I Know What Extremism Looks Like ix
Introduction: November 1963 1
Chapter One: Rally Cry 5
Chapter Two: The Captain’s Law 11
Chapter Three: Sacrifices 15
Chapter Four: Textbook Wars 21
Chapter Five: Hard Right 30
Chapter Six: Twisted 39
Chapter Seven: Moving Up 45
Chapter Eight: The Black Book 52
Chapter Nine: Stirring the Pot 58
Chapter Ten: The Uncivil War 72
Chapter Eleven: Here We Go Again and Again and Again 80
Chapter Twelve: The End of the World 90
Chapter Thirteen: Civil Rights Marching 100
Chapter Fourteen: A Big Texas Howdy 106
Chapter Fifteen: Crossfire 117
Chapter Sixteen: Carrying the Cross 130
Chapter Seventeen: AuH2O 137
Chapter Eighteen: Something’s Happening Here 147
Chapter Nineteen: A Good Man Is Hard to Find 156
Chapter Twenty: One Woman’s Heart 169
Chapter Twenty-one: Bang the Drum Slowly 180
Chapter Twenty-two: Attention Must Be Paid 191
Chapter Twenty-three: Hell in a Handbasket 201
Chapter Twenty-four: Bedtime Story 213
Acknowledgments 220
Notes 222
Index 245

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