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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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  • 16 of 20 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Forsyth County Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clemmons Branch 323.119 G (Text) 0112522346877 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Forsyth Central 323.119 G (Text) 0112522346868 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 06/01/2019
Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center 323.119 G (Text) 0112522346975 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374107895
  • ISBN: 0374107890
  • Physical Description: print
    324 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books ; Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 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.: Details 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.
Subject: Waring, Julius Waties 1880-1968
Woodard, Isaac 1919-1992 Trials, litigation, etc
African Americans Civil rights United States History 20th century
African Americans Violence against South Carolina History 20th century
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