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30%OFFBass, Jack; Thompson, Marilyn W. - Strom - 9781586483920 - V9781586483920
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Description for Strom Paperback. The definitive biography of the legendary conservative Senator from South Carolina, with new revelations about his life and career. Num Pages: 440 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBFS; BGH; HBJK; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 34. Weight in Grams: 674.
In Strom , Jack Bass and Marilyn W. Thompson deliver a remarkable look at the life of a remarkable , and complicated , politician. First elected to public office in 1929, Strom Thurmond was a pivotal figure in the nation's politics for more than seven decades particularly when it came to issues of race: the Dixiecrat presidential candidate in 1948, originator of the 1956 "Southern Manifesto" against the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling, holder of the record for a Senate filibuster for his opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Bill. Yet as a young man Thurmond had secretly ... Read more

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About Bass, Jack; Thompson, Marilyn W.
Jack Bass teaches at the College of Charleston. He has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, and is the author or co-author of six nonfiction books, including The Transformation of Southern Politics, Taming the Storm, winner of the 1994 Robert Kennedy Book Award, and the 1998 biography, Ol'strom, on which he collaborated ... Read more

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