Unexampled courage : the blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring / Richard Gergel.
- 16 of 20 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
- 2 of 3 copies available at Forsyth County Public Library.
4 current holds with 20 total copies.
|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||-|
- ISBN: 9780374107895
- ISBN: 0374107890
324 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books ; Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
|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.|
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