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Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy

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In 1958, an African-American handyman named Jimmy Wilson was sentenced to die in Alabama for stealing two dollars. Shocking as this sentence was, it was overturned only after intense international attention and the interference of an embarrassed John Foster Dulles. Soon after the United States' segregated military defeated a racist regime in World War II, American racism was a major concern of U.S. allies, a chief Soviet propaganda theme, and an obstacle to American Cold War goals throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America. ...

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Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy
2011, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691152431

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Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy
2002, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691095134

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Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy
2000, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691016610

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