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Unexampled courage : the blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring / Richard Gergel.

Gergel, Richard, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 323.1196 GER 000149253 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374107895
  • ISBN: 0374107890
  • Physical Description: 324 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books : 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: A collision of two worlds -- A tragic detour -- A wave of terror -- "The place was Batesburg" -- The bystander government -- "My God... we have to do something" -- The Isaac Woodard Road Show -- The gradualist -- "A baptism in racial prejudice" -- "I shall fight an evil like this" -- "We know the way. We need only the will!" -- Confronting the American dilemma -- There will be no fines -- Fighting the "battle royal" -- Driving the "last nail in the coffin of segregation" -- Conclusion: Unexampled courage.
Summary, etc.:
"A nonfiction book detailing the case of Isaac Woodard, its influence on Judge J. Waties Waring, and how Waring went on to lay the groundwork for landmark civil rights rulings"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968.
Woodard, Isaac, 1919-1992 > Trials, litigation, etc.
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968.
African Americans > Civil rights > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Violence against > South Carolina > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights.
HISTORY / United States / General.
South Carolina.
United States.
Genre: History.