Table of contents for The race beat : the press, the civil rights struggle, and the awakening of a nation / Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff.

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CHAPTER 1: An American Dilemma: “An Astonishing Ignorance. . . ”

CHAPTER 2: “A Fighting Press”

CHAPTER 3: Southern Editors in a Time of Ferment

CHAPTER 4: Ashmore Views the South

CHAPTER 5: The Brown Decisions Harden the South

CHAPTER 6: Into Mississippi

CHAPTER 7: The Till Trial

CHAPTER 8: Where Massive and Passive Resistance Meet

CHAPTER 9: Alabama

CHAPTER 10: Toward Little Rock

CHAPTER 11: Little Rock Showdown

CHAPTER 12: New Eyes on the Old South

CHAPTER 13: Backfire in Virginia

CHAPTER 14: From Sit-ins to SNCC

CHAPTER 15: Alabama versus the Times, Freedom Riders versus the South

CHAPTER 16: Albany

CHAPTER 17: Ole Miss

CHAPTER 18: Wallace and King

CHAPTER 19: Defiance at Close Range

CHAPTER 20: The Killing Season

CHAPTER 21: Freedom Summer

CHAPTER 22: Selma

CHAPTER 23: Beyond


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Race relations -- Press coverage -- United States.
African Americans -- Press coverage -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.