TITLE

THE PATH TO THE SCHOOLHOUSE DOOR

AUTHOR(S)
TILFORD, EARL
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Alabama Heritage;Spring2013, Issue 108, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of the desegregation of the University of Alabama, focusing on attempts to prevent riots during the implementation of desegregation policies in the 1960s. Topics include the initiatives of the U.S. President John F. Kennedy, the college president Frank A. Rose, and the college executive John L. Blackburn. Opposition from the governor George C. Wallace is mentioned.
ACCESSION #
87470037

 

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