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The Senator and the Sharecropper

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The Senator and the Sharecropper

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

By Chris Myers Asch

New Press, Hardcover, 9781595583321, 368pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

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Description
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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