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The day freedom died [electronic resource] : the Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court, and the betrayal of reconstruction / Charles Lane.

By: Lane, Charles, 1961-.
Contributor(s): Bond, Jim | Brilliance Audio (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: Grand Haven : Brilliance Audio, 2008ISBN: 9781423360766 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book); 1423360761 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book).Subject(s): Colfax (La.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century | African Americans -- Crimes against -- History -- 19th century | Massacres -- History -- 19th century | Racism -- History -- 19th century | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | Beckwith, James, 1832-1912 | Lawyers -- Louisiana -- Biography | Trials (Murder) -- United States -- Case studies | United States. Supreme Court -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Audiobooks.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 976.3/67 Online resources: Click Here to Access Title | Excerpt Read by Jim Bond.Summary: America after the Civil War was a land of shattered promises and entrenched hatreds. In the explosive South, danger took many forms: white extremists loyal to a defeated world terrorized former slaves, while in the halls of government, bitter and byzantine political warfare raged between Republicans and Democrats. <br><br>In The Day Freedom Died, Charles Lane draws us vividly into this war-torn world with a true story whose larger dimensions have never been fully explored...
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Read by Jim Bond.

Duration: 12:34:34.

America after the Civil War was a land of shattered promises and entrenched hatreds. In the explosive South, danger took many forms: white extremists loyal to a defeated world terrorized former slaves, while in the halls of government, bitter and byzantine political warfare raged between Republicans and Democrats. <br><br>In The Day Freedom Died, Charles Lane draws us vividly into this war-torn world with a true story whose larger dimensions have never been fully explored...

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