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Roy Reed
Booknotes, Sunday, August 9, 1998
Roy Reed discusses Faubus : The Life and Times of an American Prodigal.

This is the first full-length treatment of the life of Orval E. Faubus, thirty-sixth governor of the state of Arkansas, known most infamously from America's civil rights era as the governor who pitted his state against the dictates and forces of the federal government during the Little Rock Central High School desegregation crisis. In this close, personal history, the result of eight years of intensive reserach, Reed finds Faubus to be an opaque man, "an insoluable mixture of cynicism and compassion, guile and grace, wickedness and goodness," and, ultimately, "one of the last Americans to perceive politics as a grand game." —from the publisher's website (timspalding)… (more)

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