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Tragic Failure: Racial Integration in America
For twenty-five years Tom Wicker wrote for The New York Times with passion and intelligence, educating a generation of readers on important social and political issues of the day. In Tragic Failure, this keen observer assesses the failure of racial integration in America.Thirty years after the landmark achievements of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, racial equality ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 5th 1997 by Harper Perennial
(first published June 5th 1996)
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Thomas Grey Wicker’s respected talent as a journalist took him from his origins in Hamlet, North Carolina, to The New York Times. There he served as associate editor, former Washington bureau chief, as well as the author of the famous op-ed column “In the Nation” for thirty years. He was the author of a considerable number of acclaimed fiction and non-fiction books as well. Wicker earned his journ ...moreMore about Tom Wicker...