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The Resource Emmett Till and the Mississippi press, Davis W. Houck and Matthew A. Grindy ; foreword by Keith A. Beauchamp

Emmett Till and the Mississippi press, Davis W. Houck and Matthew A. Grindy ; foreword by Keith A. Beauchamp

Label
Emmett Till and the Mississippi press
Title
Emmett Till and the Mississippi press
Statement of responsibility
Davis W. Houck and Matthew A. Grindy ; foreword by Keith A. Beauchamp
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Employing never-before-used historical materials, the au-thors of Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press reveal how Mississippi journalists both expressed and shaped public opinion in the aftermath of the 1955 Emmett Till murder. Combing small-circulation weeklies as well as large-circulation dailies, Davis W. Houck and Matthew A. Grindy analyze the rhetoric at work as the state attempted to grapple with a brutal, small-town slaying. Initially coverage tended to be sympathetic to Till, but when the case became a clarion call for civil rights and racial justice in Mississippi, journa-lists react
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
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Houck, Davis W
Dewey number
364.1/34
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.93.M6
LC item number
H59 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Grindy, Matthew A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Till, Emmett
  • Mississippi
  • African Americans
  • Trials (Murder)
  • African Americans
  • Journalism
  • Rhetoric
  • Racism
  • Mississippi
  • Public opinion
  • Till, Emmett
  • TRUE CRIME
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Journalism
  • Public opinion
  • Race relations
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Rhetoric
  • Mississippi
  • Mississippi
Label
Emmett Till and the Mississippi press, Davis W. Houck and Matthew A. Grindy ; foreword by Keith A. Beauchamp
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-206) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- "Sowing seeds of hatred" (August 28-September 1) -- "Comely Carolyn" (September 2-September 6) -- "Resentful of the slant" (September 7-September 9) -- "The world Is watching" (September 10-September 18) -- "Every last Anglo-Saxon one of you" (September 19-September 23) -- "Forgotten as quickly as possible"? (September 24-September 30) -- "Like father like son" (October 1955-January 1956) -- Retrospective prospects
Control code
317329290
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604733044
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kjpnt
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317329290
Label
Emmett Till and the Mississippi press, Davis W. Houck and Matthew A. Grindy ; foreword by Keith A. Beauchamp
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-206) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- "Sowing seeds of hatred" (August 28-September 1) -- "Comely Carolyn" (September 2-September 6) -- "Resentful of the slant" (September 7-September 9) -- "The world Is watching" (September 10-September 18) -- "Every last Anglo-Saxon one of you" (September 19-September 23) -- "Forgotten as quickly as possible"? (September 24-September 30) -- "Like father like son" (October 1955-January 1956) -- Retrospective prospects
Control code
317329290
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604733044
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kjpnt
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317329290

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