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Author Bolton, Charles C., author.

Title William F. Winter and the new Mississippi : a biography / Charles C. Bolton.

Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Willie Morris books in memoir and biography.
Willie Morris books in memoir and biography.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Grenada Farm -- College and campaigning -- World War II -- Moderate in the land of the dixiecrats -- Massive resistance -- State politics and civil rights -- The 1967 governor's race -- Right man, wrong job -- A tale of two campaigns -- Governor William Winter: a new image for Mississippi -- Education reform: the Christmas miracle -- Post-governor blues -- Fighting for the new Mississippi.
Summary For more than six decades, William F. Winter (b. 1923) has been one of the most recognizable public figures in Mississippi. His political career spanned the 1940s through the early 1980s, from his initial foray into Mississippi politics as James Eastland's driver during his 1942 campaign for the United States Senate, as state legislator, as state tax collector, as state treasurer, and as lieutenant governor. Winter served as governor of the state of Mississippi from 1980 to 1984. A voice of reason and compromise during the tumultuous civil rights battles, Winter represented the earliest e.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Winter, William F.
Governors -- Mississippi -- Biography.
Mississippi -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781621039488 (electronic book)
162103948X (electronic book)
9781617037887 (ebook)
1617037885 (ebook)
9781617037870 (cloth : alkaline paper)
1617037877 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9781617037870 (cloth : alkaline paper)