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Elbert Parr Tuttle: Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution

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This is the first—and the only authorized—biography of Elbert Parr Tuttle (1897–1996), the judge who led the federal court with jurisdiction over most of the Deep South through the most tumultuous years of the civil rights revolution. By the time Tuttle became chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, he had already led an exceptional life. H ...more
Hardcover, 440 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by University of Georgia Press
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Blanche
Dec 14, 2012 Blanche rated it it was amazing
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I am obviously very biased about this book, as Elbert Parr Tuttle was my great-grandfather. *grins* However, regardless of family ties, this is still a remarkable account of the Civil Rights era, and the justices on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals who worked tirelessly to break the back of Jim Crow. I truly never understood just how tenuous their work was, and how easily it could have failed if they had faltered. There were so many who risked everything to fight for these rights; and they des ...more
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