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The Third Primary, 1954

Julian M. Pleasants

in The Political Career of W. Kerr Scott: The Squire from Haw River

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146775
eISBN:
9780813156064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146775.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

Scott gladly found refuge on his farm from the vicissitudes of political warfare, but he had no intention of retiring from public life. Still angry at the racist attacks in the Smith-Graham contest, ... More


The Unsettled Society

Tom Eamon

in The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469606972
eISBN:
9781469612478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606989_eamon.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how John F. Kennedy's finest hours had come in times of national and international crises. Tributes flowed from Americans of nearly all political persuasions. North Carolina ... More


To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

Robert R. Korstad and James L. Leloudis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833797
eISBN:
9781469603674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895740_korstad
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When Governor Terry Sanford established the North Carolina Fund in 1963, he saw it as a way to provide a better life for the “tens of thousands whose family income is so low that daily subsistence is ... More


Federal Job Proposals

Anna R. Hayes

in Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832141
eISBN:
9781469605807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887813_hayes.20
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the constant battle Justice Sharp had to fight to keep from getting “promoted” to the federal bench, either the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals or the U.S. Supreme Court. ... More


Southern Politics and Policy: Then, Now, and Tomorrow

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis

in A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873359
eISBN:
9781469602424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman.16
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter shows how Triumph of Good Will: How Terry Sanford Beat a Champion of Segregation and Reshaped the South, by John Drescher, was an important book on Terry Sanford's 1960 campaign for ... More


Introduction

Robert R. Korstad

in To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833797
eISBN:
9781469603674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895740_korstad.4
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book is about the politics of race and poverty in America. It tells the story of the North Carolina Fund, a pioneer effort to improve the lives of the “neglected and forgotten” poor in a nation ... More


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