The Mississippi civil rights movement and the Kennedy administration, 1960-1964 : a history in documents (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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The Mississippi civil rights movement and the Kennedy administration, 1960-1964 : a history in documents

Author: James P Marshall
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This annotated document reader is a selection of interviews I conducted in the South and Washington, D.C.; New York; Boston; and New Haven, Connecticut, in 1965-66, along with documents I collected from 1960 to 1964 in the South and 1963 to 1966 in New York, and documents from the Kennedy administration that I examined at the John F. Kennedy Library National Archives from 2014 to 2015 ... The objective of this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Named Person: John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James P Marshall
ISBN: 9780807168745 0807168742
OCLC Number: 1002302816
Description: xxxii, 358 pages : illustration, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The early movement. Jackson, McComb, and Highlander in 1961 and after --
Citizens' councils and the Ku Klux Klan --
Voter registration is direct action. Voter-registration decision --
Voter registration and voting-rights suits: the movement and the Department of Justice --
The Democratic National Committee, the voter education project, and the movement --
The freedom rides --
The Department of Justice, federal litigation, and John Doar --
Minority hiring reports and government desegregation. Robert Kennedy, Burke Marshall, Negro officials, and the Negro public --
James Howard Meredith and The University of Mississippi --
The Department of Justice, the FBI, Mississippi, and the movement --
The Delta, Hattiesburg, and Jackson in 1963 --
U.S. Commission on civil rights movements --
Judge Cox, Judge Doar, Robert Kennedy, and the American Bar Association --
The Mississippi movement and the lawyers, 1964 --
Freedom summer and after. The 1964 summer project --
The Department of Justice, Mississippi, and the movement in 1964 --
McComb 1964 --
Mississippi freedom Democratic Party actions in 1964 --
Achievements of the Kennedy administration.
Responsibility: James P. Marshall.

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In the early 1960s, civil rights activists and the Kennedy administration engaged in parallel, though not always complementary, efforts to overcome Mississippi's extreme opposition to racial  Read more...

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