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On Sept. 30, 1962, when a riot occurred at the University of Mississippi protesting the admission of the first African American student, James Meredith, Edwin Meek, then 22, a staff photographer for the university, stayed up all night taking over 500 photos including exclusive pictures of Meredith in his first class the next day. “Meek is the Matthew Brady of the crisis, and with this book he has created an amazing document for the ages.” (William Doyle, An American Insurrection)Introduction by Curtis Wilkie, Afterword by Governor William Winter.
Number of Pages: 147
Sub-Genre: History, Subjects + Themes / Regional
Publisher: Yoknapatawpha Pr
Street Date: October 1, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-5713
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