The Senator and the Sharecropper: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer (Hardcover)
The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer
New Press, 9781595583321, 368pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2008
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.