Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement / by Rick Bowers.

In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bowers, Rick, 1952- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2010]
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Wade Henderson
  • The Genesis
  • Growing outrage, growing backlash
  • "Bible"
  • Pipeline
  • Delta blues
  • Death of a dream
  • Savior of segregation
  • Clandestine war
  • Never, never land
  • Overflowing the jails
  • Battle for Ole Miss
  • In the dead of the night
  • Secret benefactor
  • Agent X
  • Marked men
  • Magnolia curtain
  • "Destroy this directive"
  • What happened next
  • Documents.