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Mississippi and Mr. Nicholas Katzenbach; looking for peace in belly of the beast

Mr. Nicholas Katzenbach, dead at 90, an attorney general in the Lyndon Johnson administration who tackled the Cuban missile crisis, Vietnam War strategy, Segregation and … (often) Mississippi Susan Klopfer Mississippi civil rights author Nicholas deB. Katzenbach, left, a lawyer who was the Kennedy administration’s resilient representative during confrontations over civil rights and later served under Lyndon […]

Sources: Books, Reports, Papers, Dissertations

Civil Rights Resources Barry, John W. Rising Tide, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. Beito, David T. and Royster Beito, Linda. Black Maverick, Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2009. Bennett Jr., Lerone. A History of Black America, Chicago: Johnson Publishing, Milennium Edition, 2003. Bond, Bradley G. Mississippi, A Documentary History, Jackson: University Press […]