Cold War civil rights : race and the image of American democracy /

In 1958, an African-American handyman named Jimmy Wilson was sentenced to die in Alabama for stealing two dollars. Shocking as this sentence was, it was overturned only after intense international attention and the interference of an embarrassed John Foster Dulles. Soon after the United States'...

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Main Author: Dudziak, Mary L., 1956-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2002, ©2000.
Edition:1st pbk. print.
Series:Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
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