OSCAR W. UNDERWOOD
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Stars Sidney Blackmer. The Ku Klux Klan was an important power-broker at the 103-ballot Democratic Convention of 1924. Alabama Senator Underwood, a strong contender, denounces the Klan at the cost of the nomination and, eventually, his reelection to the Senate. Issues: the political role of party conventions, the influence of pressure groups, and terrorism within a democracy.
This title is part of the series: PROFILES IN COURAGE
7 and up