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Living history makers: an inquiry into Virginia politics with Jim Latimer, Colgate W. Darden, William M. Tuck

Repository: Library of Virginia

Collection Description (Extant): An eight-part series of interviews between Richmond Times-Dispatch political reporter James Latimer (1913-2000) and former Virginia Democratic governors Colgate W. Darden (1897-1981) and William M. Tuck (1896-1983). Filming took place at Tuck's rural Halifax County retreat, Buckshoal Cabin, in 1975.

Episode #7, 'Massive Resistance and Haman's Gallows': Includes discussion of the 1955 Gray Commission Report; the policy of massive resistance; Tuck's opposition to the Civil Rights Bill of 1964; and the ultimate effectiveness of school desegregation.

Access Copy Note: Due to preservation concerns and equipment limitations, patrons must use access copies (VHS copies of the master tapes). These videocassettes are to be used in the Archives and Manuscripts Room at the Library of Virginia for research purposes only and cannot be reproduced by the Library. Copies of the videocassettes may be obtained from WCVE-TV by calling 804-320-1301.

Date(s): 1975

Digital Status: No

Extent: 8 videocassettes (ca. 30 min. each): sd., col.

Language: English

Interviewees: Jim Latimer, Colgate W. Darden, William M. Tuck

Rights (Extant): Copyright is held by the Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation.

Subjects:

Civil rights movements--Virginia
Journalists
Politicians
School integration--Massive resistance movement
School integration--Virginia
United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964
Virginia--Politics and government

Genres:

Interviews
Videorecordings

 

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