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The politics of injustice : the Kennedys, the freedom rides, and the electoral consequences of a moral compromise / David Niven.

Author/Creator:
Niven, David, 1971-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Views on civil rights.
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Relations with African Americans.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 -- Views on civil rights.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 -- Relations with African Americans.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Southern States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Politics, Practical -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963.
Contents:
Who would get the stitches? The political foundation of John F. Kennedy
Looking for the promise of America in a bus station : the freedom rides and the Kennedys, 1961
The solid South has cracked : the evolution of the Democratic Party's base
"We thank Jack, Bob, and God" : the burgeoning connection between civil rights and the Kennedys
"Good men do not go half way with evil" : the value of compromise on a moral issue
Passion and compromise : lessons then and now
Appendix : political enthusiasm of pro- and anti-civil rights "carers," 1960.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-255) and index.
ISBN:
1572332123 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
50316235
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