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Excerpt from The Cover Section: All of this has serious implications for who will own homes and land in the South. As the savings and loan crisis has unfolded, the housing crisis has worsened. Since 1974, the number of homeowners under the age of... More...
Excerpt from Southern News Roundup: Sometimes it seems a "New South" gets proclaimed every time someone puts up a shopping mall. But if anyone wants proof that such a thing really exists, look no further than the November 7 election in Virginia,... More...
Excerpt from Mint Juleps, Wisteria and Queers: Family legend had it that great-aunt Ethel and a friend of hers, a social worker, had adopted a girl who died of scarlet fever a few years later. When Ethel asked to bury the child in the family... More...
Excerpt from the Cover Section: ...where slaves once lived and worked. In the South, slaves played a large and critical role in shaping plantation life for more than two centuries. Now, by carefully sifting the dirt at excavation sites across the... More...
Excerpt from Editors Note: This edition of Southern Exposure draws heavily on the farm advocacy work of the Rural Advancement Fund, especially a photographic exhibition called "Manifest Destiny" and a citizens forum on agricultural issues held in... More...
Excerpt from Cover Section: In 1850, a Southerner named William Crittenden signed up to join a military expedition against Cuba, then a Spanish colony. A nephew of the U.S. attorney general, Crittenden was one of 400 men recruited from Kentucky,... More...
Excerpt from The Introduction: The daily newspaper is the single most influential arbiter of a community's images and information, the stuff of which public decisions and private aspirations are made. For generations, the South's media distorted,... More...
This issue features a number of articles drawn from ongoing projects of the Institute for Southern Studies. Table of Contents FEATURES 11 WHERE THE HAWKS ROOST An Institute for Southem Studies analysis of how Southerners in Congress vote on... More...
Features: New Books from The South's University Presses 14 MONTGOMERY BEFORE KING from The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women 44 MOONSHINE AND LOOPHOLES from Every Sun That Rises: Wyatt Moore of Caddo Who Started It: The Memoir of Jo Ann Gibson... More...
Fighting corporations which threaten our water. Excerpt from our the feature story: What would you do if you woke up one morning to the news that the water coming into your house was contaminated by radioactive polonium? Like most of us, C. B.... More...