Book Discussion on Strom: The Complicated Personal and Political Life of Strom Thurmond

Jack Bass talked about the biography he co-wrote with Marilyn Thompson, Strom: The Complicated Personal and Political Life of Strom… read more

Jack Bass talked about the biography he co-wrote with Marilyn Thompson, Strom: The Complicated Personal and Political Life of Strom Thurmond, published by Public Affairs. Strom Thurmond began his career in public office in 1929, was the Dixiecrat candidate for president in 1948, filibustered the 1957 Civil Rights Bill, and left the Senate in 2003 at the age of 100. In the book, the authors chronicle the historic events in Senator Thurmond’s life both personally and professionally and the influence he had in American politics in the South. After his presentation Professor Bass answered questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Jack Bass Professor College of Charleston->Humanities
  • Marika Michaels Board Member Charleston County (SC) Public Library->Friends of the Library

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Book Discussion on Strom: The Complicated Personal and Political Life of Strom Thurmond

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Aug 7, 2005
Last Aired:
May 29, 2006

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  • Aug 07, 2005 | 8:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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