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Book Excerpt: Berea’s Deadly Racial Shootout of 1968

EDITOR’S NOTE: In this excerpt from his book, All This Marvelous Potential: Robert Kennedy’s 1968 Tour of Appalachia, Matthew Algeo documents a deadly gunfight between white supremacists and African Americans in Berea, Kentucky. Berea resident Mary Rice Farris, who testified during Robert F. Kennedy’s tour of Eastern Kentucky in 1968, played a major role in […]