With All Deliberate Delay: Kennedy, Johnson, and School Desegregation

April 2005
Journal of Policy History;Apr2005, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p155
Academic Journal
Examines how the school desegregation policy in the United States challenged several long-held views of presidents John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon and Lyndon B. Johnson. Kennedy as a reluctant champion of civil rights; Johnson as steadfastly liberal on race; Nixon as captive to white backlash and a politically inspired southern strategy; Three themes which permeated school desegregation policy during the 1960s.


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