TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
KOTLOWSKI, DEAN
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Policy History;Apr2005, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
17206013

Tags: SCHOOL integration;  RACE relations;  SELECTIVE admission (School);  SEGREGATION in education;  UNITED States -- Social conditions;  KENNEDY, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963;  NIXON, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994;  JOHNSON, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973

 

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