Stories by Nicolaus Mills

Nicolaus Mills is a professor of American Studies at Sarah Lawrence College and author of Like a Holy Crusade: Mississippi 1964—The Turning of the Civil Rights Movement in America and most recently, Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America s Coming of Age as a Superpower. subscribe to Nicolaus Mills's feed

Posted on: Feb 22, 2008, Source: Dissent Magazine

The Clinton/Obama debate over who deserves credit for the Civil Rights Act has died down. But a history lesson is in order.