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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

Revised edition

Trade paperback

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

ISBN-13: 9780691095134

Revised edition

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

ISBN-13: 9780691016610

Hardcover