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Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Daniel S. Margolies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124179
eISBN:
9780813134970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Henry Watterson (1840–1921), editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal from the 1860s through World War I, was one of the most important and widely read newspaper editors in American history. An ... More


A New Empire for the New South

Daniel S. Margolies

in Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124179
eISBN:
9780813134970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This introductory chapter discusses Henry Watterson, who was also known as “Marse Henry”. He was the legendary editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal and served as a central voice of New South ... More


The Rebirth of the Old Rebel Press and the Thorny Issue of Censorship in Wartime

Berry Craig

in Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kentucky became intensely pro-Southern after the war, a fact reflected in the rise of the old Confederate press. Some of the papers did not survive the conflict, but many did. Haldeman returned to ... More


Southerners and the Decisions for War, 1965–1966

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

During 1965 and 1966, President Johnson made the decision for major US aerial and ground combat in Vietnam. Russell and Fulbright facilitated LBJ’s determination to minimize congressional and public ... More


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