Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Podcast - William Hustwit

Sara Hoover interviews historian William P. Hustwit about his book, James J. Kilpatrick: Salesman for Segregation. Kilpatrick was a controversial newspaper editor and syndicated columnist who attempted to use intellectual arguments for maintaining the unfair and racist Jim Crow laws of the South. He was also a key figure in turning southern conservatives toward the Republican Party in the 1960s and 70s.

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