Times of Challenge and Controversy: Voter Registration in Haywood County, Tennessee, 1960-1961
In 1960-1961, voter registration revolutionized the people and politics of Haywood County, Tennessee. In Haywood County, as in much of the nation during the Civil Rights movement, issues such as voter registration and desegregation ignited a firestorm of political and social change. Times of Challenge and Controversy offers a close look at the voter registration process and the ensuing conflict in Haywood County through its weekly newspaper, The Brownsville States-Graphic. This account will greatly interest historians, media scholars, and participants of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement.