Opening Doors: Perspectives on Race Relations in Contemporary America


On June 11, 1963, The University of Alabama provided the backdrop for what would become a lasting symbol in U.S. civil rights history. With his stand in the schoolhouse door staged at Foster Auditorium on the University's campus, Governor George C. Wallace attempted to defy a federal mandate by blocking the admission of two black students to the University.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • E. Culpepper Clark
  • Dan T. Carter
  • Mortimer Ostow
  • Walter G. Stephan
  • John F. Dovidio
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
Publication year:
  • 1991


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