30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South / Bill Steigerwald
- Steigerwald, Bill
- Additional Titles:
- Thirty days a black man
- Guilford, Connecticut : LP, 
- Physical Description:
- xII 315 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Foreword / Juan Williams -- Jim Crow, U.S.A. -- Ray Sprigle, star reporter -- Pittsburgh in white and black -- "Mr. NAACP" -- Learning to become a negro -- Teaming up with Mr. Dobbs -- The poor, poor South -- Atlanta in black and white -- On the road to Americus -- An oasis in the desert of injustice -- Sneaking through the delta -- America's "last outpost of feudalism" -- The long reach of "white malice" -- Nominating "President Dewey" -- Waking up the white North -- A civil war over civil rights -- Telling Sprigle's story to black America -- Sticking up for Old Jim Crow -- Truman's November surprise -- The great radio debate -- A mission forgotten by history.
- Retells the story of a white journalist from Pittsburgh who lived for thirty days as a black man in the Jim Crow South alongside Atlanta's black civil rights pioneer Wesley Dobbs, an experiment that exposed the shameful system of segregation.
- 9781493026180 (hardback), 1493026186, 1493038826, and 9781493038824
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-301) and index.
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