Historians assess the fervent opinions and historic decisions of the Magnolia State's editorial writers in the tumultuous days of the Civil Rights Movement.Sheriff Byrd immediately sued Smith for $57, 500 in libel damages, prompting the editor to comment on 22 July 1954, aquot;We dona#39;t know whether to be flattered at being sued for so much a or surprised that the Sheriff places the ... Smith announced in a four column headline on the Advertisera#39;s front page on 10 November 1955, aquot;Editor Wins Libel Suit, aquot; reprinted the courta#39;s opinion along with commentary.
|Title||:||The Press and Race|
|Author||:||David R. Davies|
|Publisher||:||Univ. Press of Mississippi - 2001|