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Devils Walking Klan murders along the Mississippi In the 1960s by Stanley Nelson

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Violence against,
  • Murder,
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- ),
  • Interviews,
  • Racism,
  • Witnesses,
  • Investigation,
  • Race relations,
  • African Americans,
  • Corruption,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStanley Nelson ; foreword by Greg Iles ; afterword by Hank Klibanoff
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.93.M6 N38 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 280 pages
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27220286M
ISBN 100807164070
ISBN 109780807164075
LC Control Number2016012820
OCLC/WorldCa945231890

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  Devils Walking recounts the little-known facts and haunting stories that came to light from Nelson’s hundreds of interviews with both witnesses and suspects. His research points to the development of a particularly virulent local faction of the Klan who used terror and violence to stop integration and end the advancement of civil : Louisiana State University Press. Devils Walking recounts the little-known facts and haunting stories that came to light from Nelson’s hundreds of interviews with both witnesses and suspects. His research points to the development of a particularly virulent local faction of the Klan who used terror and violence to stop integration and end the advancement of civil rights.   In Devils Walking: Klan Murders along the Mississippi in the s, Pulitzer Prize finalist and journalist Stanley Nelson details his investigation—alongside renewed FBI attention—into these cold cases, as he uncovers the names of the Klan’s key members as well as systemized corruption and coordinated deception by those charged with protecting all citizens/5(48). Devils a-Walkin is the result of his investigation and offers a book-length narrative about this history of Klan violence in Louisiana. Related Items Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee.

Devils Walking recounts the little-known facts and haunting stories that came to light from Nelson’s hundreds of interviews with both witnesses and suspects. His research points to the development of a particularly virulent local faction of the Klan who used terror and violence to stop integration and end the advancement of civil : Stanley Nelson, Greg Iles. Devils Walking: Klan Murders along the Mississippi in the s Hardcover – Oct. 5 by Stanley Nelson (Author), Greg Iles (Foreword), Hank Klibanoff (Afterword) out of 5 stars 38 ratings See all formats and editions/5(38). Devils Walking February 25 Jerry Mitchell is presently traveling across the country on a tour promoting his book, “Race Against Time,” which includes his fascinating behind-the-scenes work in investigating some of the most notorious crimes of the Civil Rights-era. Reporters who do this kind of work consider Jerry a legend.   Book signing Stanley Nelson will sign copies of “Devils Walking: Klan Murders Along the Mississippi River,” 1 p.m. Saturday, Turning Pages, Natchez. .

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