Big Jim Eastland

Author: J. Lee Annis
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1496806158
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" And yet he developed, late in his life, a very real friendship with state NAACP chair Aaron Henry. Big Jim Eastland provides the life story of this savvy, unpredictable powerhouse.

Senator James Eastland

Author: Maarten Zwiers
Publisher: LSU Press
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Through the career of Senator James Eastland, one of the mid-century's most prominent politicians, author Maarten Zwiers explores the uneasy, yet mutually beneficial relationship between conservative southerners and the increasingly liberal ...

The Senator And The Sharecropper

Author: Chris Myers Asch
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807878057
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The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer Chris
Myers Asch ... Glass, “Mississippi's Mighty Eastland Fears Lash of New Negro
Votes”; “Let's Look at 'Big Jim's' Record,” Race Relations Collection, Archives and

Edward Kennedy

Author: Burton Hersh
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 158243851X
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There is sound reason to believe that even Big Jim Eastland was preparing
himself to vote for Kennedy; Bobby Byrd's damnable pushiness and his way of
bouncing up with those sharp little distracting squeaks about supposed
infractions of ...

This Little Light Of Mine

Author: Kay Mills
Publisher: Plume Books
ISBN: 9780452270527
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Mrs. Hamer would tell people that after her state Senate race, Senator Eastland
was her next target. ... “For the first time we are not beholden to the power
structure,” Mrs. Hamer said, adding that now “Big Jim” Eastland was calling her;
he had ...

Editorials On File

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The Louisville Times IThe Virginian-Pilot Norfolk, Va., March 24, 1978 If Senator
James 0 Eastland indeed figures to inherit the Eastland .... Big Jim Eastland told
Mississippi and the nation that he would not seek reelection to a seventh term.

Sons Of Mississippi

Author: Paul Hendrickson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780375704253
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Well, we called Washington, D.C. We got on the line up there with Senator James
Eastland of Mississippi. Big Jim Eastland. One of the most important and
respected people in the United States Senate. I didn't know him from Adam, other
than ...

United States Congressional Serial Set

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l james Oliver Eastland“ (1904- 1986) James Oliver Eastland, widely known as "
Big Jim,” served in the US. Senate for 36 years. Eastland was born in 1904 in
Mississippi's Sunflower County. After practicing law and serving two terms in the

Public Address In The Twentieth Century South

Author: W. Stuart Towns
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
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JAMES O. EASTLAND After being selected in 1941 to serve out the remainder of
the Senate term of Mississippi's late Senator Pat Harrison, "Big Jim" Eastland
obviously had found himself a career.4 He served continuously in the United
States ...