The Senator and the Sharecropper

The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer

By Chris Myers Asch
(New Press, The, Hardcover, 9781595583321, 368pp.)

Publication Date: May 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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This elegant work intertwines the life histories of a staunch segregationist and his sharecropper nemesis as they come to confront each other on the national political stage at the height of the civil rights struggle. Illustrated.

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