April 11, 2019
A May 1966 issue of The Citizen shows speakers at a May 17 Citizens Council conference in Jackson. In order: U.S. Sen. James O. Eastland, D-Miss.; Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Tom P. Brady; Mississippi Citizens Council Executive Director Robert B. Patterson; and then-former Mississippi Gov. Ross Barnett. Photo courtesy University of Mississippi Digital Archives
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Stephanie Rolph was a graduate student at Mississippi State University in the mid-2000s when she found a collection of reel-to-reel audio recordings of the Citizens Forum, a broadcast once helmed ...