Fighting the devil in Dixie how civil rights activists took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama
Wayne Greenhaw recounts his life and experiences as a journalist covering the civil rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, describing his interviews with Klan members, detectives, victims, civil rights leaders, and politicians, and discussing the history of Governor George C. Wallace.
- ISBN: 1613734166
- ISBN: 9781613734162
- Physical Description: xix, 316 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, .
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-300) and index.
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Willie's first day -- The legacy of Willie Edwards -- Klan on trial -- Hound-dog determined -- "Fight everything segregated" -- The making of a segregationist -- The pair from Howard -- "Segregation forever!" -- Education of a liberal -- Country-boy lawyer -- The Alabama story -- Requiem for Jimmie Lee Jackson -- Don Quixote of the South -- The Southern Courier -- The rise of John Hulett -- Southern Poverty Law Center -- The people's attorney general -- Breaking the Klan -- "Forgive me, for I have sinned' -- "Like a mighty stream."
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