Eyes on Mississippi : A Fifty-Year Chronicle of Change

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Selected from some five thousand newspaper pieces Minor has written under the heading "Eyes on Mississippi," this remarkable collection of 164 columns presents a vivid, up-close account of Mississippi history as it was happening over the last half of the twentieth century. For those who lived through the events of the past fifty years and those who want to understand them, there is no better source than Bill Minor's Eyes on Mississippi.

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Bill Minor graduated from Tulane University in 1943 and served in World War II on a Navy destroyer in the Pacific. He was the Mississippi correspondent of the Times-Picayune from 1947 until 1976, when he launched a new career as a statewide syndicated political columnist in Mississippi. A native of Hammond, Louisiana, he lives with his wife Gloria in Jackson, Mississippi.

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A straight furrow is what Minor has plowed, many times putting himself in harm's way to witness first hand... -- Ellen Douglas, The Clarion-Ledger, June 17, 2001

For more than 50 years Minor has wiggled his way into the marrow of Mississippi, from segregation to integration... -- The Clarion-Ledger, June 10, 2001

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