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Terry Sanford and the New South.

Grade Levels: 9 - 12
Core Subject(s): Social Studies
Length: 00:56:35
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By February of 1960, Terry Sanford had been working for the better part of a decade to win the governorship of North Carolina. But when four young black men sat down at a Woolworth counter in the city of Greensboro in his home state and demanded to be served, their actions put him in the most excruciating dilemma. This is the story of a progressive Southern governor and his bare-knuckle politics during segregation's reign.

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