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Good Cop, Bad Cop: Segregationist Strategies and Democratic Party Politics in Mississippi, 1948-1960

Zwiers, M., Dec-2016, In : Southern Quarterly. 54, 1, p. 29-52 24 p.

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The article explores the segregationist strategies in Mississippi and the politics of the (state) Democratic Party from 1948 to 1960, highlighting the political career of William Winter who labeled himself as an Eastland-Stennis Democrat. It examines the political views of Senators James Eastland and John Stennis and their similarities and differences with Winter. Also discussed are resistance to racial integration, practical segregation, and Winter's common-sense politics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-52
Number of pages24
JournalSouthern Quarterly
Volume54
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec-2016

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