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The civil rights legacy of Harry S. Truman / edited by Raymond H. Geselbracht.

Publication:
Kirksville, Mo. : Truman State University Press, c2007.
Conference Name:
Truman Legacy Symposium (2nd : 2004 : Key West, Fla.)
Series:
The Truman legacy series ; v. 2
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Book
xxii, 224 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 -- Political and social views.
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.
Contents:
The unfolding civil rights legacy of Harry S. Truman / Raymond H. Geselbracht
A legacy beyond books, a legacy that gets into you / Carrie Meek
A president in trouble, good trouble, necessary trouble / John Lewis
A president who regarded civil rights as a moral imperative / Michael Gardner
A reappraisal of the Truman years and the struggle for African American citizenship / Carol Anderson
Truman laid the foundation for civil rights / Ken Hechler
Truman's speech to the NAACP, 29 June 1947 / Raymond Frey
Truman and integration of the military / Richard M. Yon and Tom Lansford
Truman, desegregation of the armed forces, and a kid from the South Bronx / Colin Powell
The case of health care / Michael Dukakis
The Truman Presidential Library and Truman's civil rights legacy / Raymond H. Geselbracht
President Truman's major speeches relating to civil rights
Executive orders relating to civil rights
Truman and civil rights : a chronology.
Notes:
"Based on the Second Truman Legacy Symposium, Harry Truman and civil rights, May 14-15, 2004, Key West, Florida."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-211) and index.
Contributor:
Geselbracht, Raymond H.
ISBN:
9781931112673 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1931112673 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
122309477
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