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Author Nichols, David A. (David Allen), 1939-

Title A matter of justice : Eisenhower and the beginning of the Civil Rights revolution / David A. Nichols.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  E836 .N53 2007    Available  ---
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Description 353 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The candidate -- Invoking federal authority -- The president and Brown -- A judiciary to enforce Brown -- The president and the chief justice -- Confronting southern resistance -- The Civil Rights Act of 1957 -- The Little Rock crisis -- Military intervention in Little Rock -- Rising expectations -- The final act -- Leading from Gettysburg -- Conclusion: A matter of justice.
Subject Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 -- Political and social views.
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. -- Relations with African Americans.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
School integration -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781416541509 (hardcover)
1416541500 (hardcover)