The Eyes Of Willie Mcgee

Author: Alex Heard
Publisher: Harper Collins
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The mysteries surrounding McGee's case live on in this provocative tale of justice in the Deep South.

Right To Revolt

Author: Patricia Michelle Boyett
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1496804317
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Heard, Through the Eyes of Willie McGee, 46, 109, 111–12. 29. Quoting McGee
Statement, 319–24. 30. Quoting ibid., 320–24. Mississippi v. McGee (1948),
transcript, 571– 77. For examinations of the power white men wielded over the
sexual color line, see McGuire, Dark End of the Street; Hall, Revolt against
Chivalry. 31. McGee Case Fact Sheet. Sanders interview and Mills, interview by
McGeeRobinson, RD; LLC, November 2, 5, 1945; Mississippi v. McGee (1945),
transcript, 19–23 ...

African American History Day By Day

Author: Karen Juanita Carrillo
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598843605
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The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy ofRace, Sex, and Secrets in theJim Crow
South. New York: Harper, 2010. The book provides a thorough examination of
the famed legal case that led to the death of Willie McGee. Levine, Suzanne and
Mary Thom. Bella Abzug: How One Tough Broadfrom the Bronx Fought Jim Crow
andJoe McCarthy, Pissed offJimmy Carter, Battledfor the Rights of Women and
Workers, Rallied Against War and for the Planet, and Shook Up Politics along the
Way: ...

Drummer Boy Willie Mcgee Civil War Hero And Fraud

Author: Thomas Fox
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786432896
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Thomas, ¡947– Drummer boy Willie McGee, Civil War hero and fraud / Thomas
Fox; foreword by Joseph G. Bilby. p. cm. ... On the cover: The eyes of William J.
McGee, New York bartender who passed himself o› as the famous drummer boy;
Confederate drum (courtesy University of Tennessee, Frank H. McClung Museum
) Manufactured in the United States of America McFarland & Company, Inc.,
Publishers Box ...

The Mississippi Encyclopedia

Author: Ted Ownby
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1496811593
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donated money to the campaign to “Save Willie McGee.” In France, Jean
Cocteau, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, and Richard Wright organized a
demonstration on McGee's behalf, and various foreign governments sent letters
of protest to Pres. Harry S. Truman. ... that southern racism undermined the
American case for democracy. Kieran W. Taylor The Citadel Charles Grutzner,
New York Times (20 October 1952); Alex Heard, The Eyes of Willie McGee: A
Tragedy of Race, Sex, and ...

The Economic Civil Rights Movement

Author: Michael Ezra
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136274758
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For a sampling of antiracist activities and black personalities at Wo—Chi—Ca,
see Levine and Gordon, Tales of Wo—Chi— Ca, 17—28, 55—71. Although
Levine and Gordon and others claim that Willie McGee's children attended the
camp, biographer Alex Heard could only find evidence of preparations to send
the McGee children to Camp Kinderland in the summer of 1950. Alex Heard, The
Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy ofRace, Class, and Secrets in the ]im Crow
South (New ...

The Political Life Of Bella Abzug 1920 1976

Author: Alan H. Levy
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739181653
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26; Alex Heard, The Eyes of Willie McGee (New York: Harper Collins Publishers,
2010), passim; NPR, May 7, 2010,
mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=126539134&m=126615083. 28.
Commonweal, vol. 54, May 25, 1951, p. 158; Sinclair Lewis, It Can't Happen Here
(Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935), passim; Myrdal,
Gunnar, An American Dilemma; the Negro Problem and Modern Democracy (
New York, ...

Howard Fast

Author: Gerald Sorin
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253007275
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Anderson, Eyes on the Prize, 175–183. For the most comprehensive study ofthe
McGee trial see Alex Heard, The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy ofRace, Sex,
and Secrets in theJim Crow South (New York: HarperCollins, 2010). 43. Fast,
telegrams, signed “Howard Fast, Chairman, Writing Division, NCASP,” in Fast Fbi
file. 44. Fast even wrote to Truman, a man he detested, and pleaded with him to
use the “great moral and persuasive power of [his] office” to intervene in the
Virginia ...

From Black Power To Prison Power

Author: D. Tibbs
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137013060
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Hamm, Theodore. Rebel and a Cause: Caryl Chessman and the Politics of the
Death Penalty in Postwar California, 1948–1974. Berkeley: University of
California Press, 2001. Harrison, John. “Wilmington Ten.” Texas Southern Law
Review 6 (1981): 12–30, 17, fn. 19. Haslam, James K. “Prison Labor Under State
Direction: Do Inmates Have the Right to FLSA Coverage and Minimum Wage.”
Brigham Young University Law Review. (1994): 369–98. Heard, Alex. The Eyes
of Willie Mcgee: ...

People Wasn T Made To Burn

Author: Joe Allen
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1608461327
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A stark look into a past of big city racism and poverty that we shouldn't forget—
and an important contribution to the history of social justice in America.” —Alex
Heard, author of The Eyes of Willie McGee “James Hickman was one of the
hundreds of thousands of black Mississippians to move to Chicago in the 1940s.
The nightmarish tragedy that befell the Hickman family there, as well as the
actions of the dedicated activists who fought to save Hickman's life by revealing
the institutional ...