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Showdown at the 1964 Democratic Convention : Lyndon Johnson, Mississippi and civil rights

Author: John C Skipper
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume explores how American politics and the civil rights movement faced head-to-head at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, how the federal government felt compelled to spy on its own people for purely political purposes, and how this interlude changed the political landscape for generations"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Skipper
ISBN: 9780786461615 0786461616
OCLC Number: 761369351
Description: vii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The movement --
Robert Moses --
Lyndon Johnson --
A nation awakened --
The Republican revolution --
The journey --
Political espionage --
Showdown --
Compromises and consternation --
Into the lion's den --
A compromise and a lynching --
Power, protest and politics --
The forces of human decency --
Turning points --
Political espionage documented.
Responsibility: John C. Skipper.

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"This volume explores how American politics and the civil rights movement faced head-to-head at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, how the federal government felt compelled to spy on its own people for purely political purposes, and how this interlude changed the political landscape for generations"--Provided by publisher.

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