Everything is Pickrick: The Life of Lester Maddox

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Mercer University Press, 1999 - 273 pages
This is the story of the man who vowed to chase Martin Luther King, Jr. from the state, who was notorious for carrying a pickax handle, who supported George Wallace for president, and who was a lifelong thorn in the side of Jimmy Carter."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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Contents

Home Park
1
Virginia
15
The Pickwick Papers
31
First Tastes of Politics
45
The Pick Handle Incident
53
This Is Maddox Country
67
Maddox vs Callaway
83
Governor Lester Maddox
101
Life After High Office
151
The Last Hurrah
159
Maddox for President
167
The Loss of Virginia
181
In His Own Words
189
Maddox Anecdotes
199
Selected Speeches
203
Bibliography
265

Lieutenant Governor Lester Maddox
125
A Work Horse Not a Show Horse
139

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