The Long Shadow of Little Rock
BeschreibungOn September 3, 1957, Gov Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to surround all-white Central High School and prevent the entry of nine black students. On September 25, Daisy Bates, an official of the NAACP in Arkansas, led the nine children into the school with the help of federal troops. This work is Bates' story about this historic event.
PortraitDaisy Bates (1913?-1999) and her husband published the Arkansas State Press from 1941 to 1959. She served on the NAACP's national board from 1957 to 1970. In 1957 the Associated Press chose her as the Woman of the Year and one of the top ten newsmakers in the world. Clayborne Carson is professor of history and founding director of the Martin Luther King Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford University.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF ARKANSAS PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2007
Seitenanzahl: 238 Seiten