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The Mississippi civil rights movement and the Kennedy administration, 1960-1964 : a history in documents

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
"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
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.


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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