Book Discussion on Strom Thurmond's America

Joseph Crespino, history professor at Emory University, recounted the life and political career of the late Senator Strom Thurmond of South… read more

Joseph Crespino, history professor at Emory University, recounted the life and political career of the late Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina (1902-2003). The author recalls the many events that composed the former Senator’s 47-year career, from his presidential candidacy in 1948 to his 24-hour filibuster in opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1957, and his movement from the Democratic to Republican Party in 1964. Joseph Crespino speaks at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi. close

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Book Discussion on Strom Thurmond's America

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308664-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 24, 2012

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  • Oct 13, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 14, 2012 | 10:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 05, 2012 | 5:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2012 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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