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"The Newspapers Will Invade Their Firesides": Politics, the Press, and the End of Reconstruction in Alabama 

O'Neal, Matthew (2016-05-05)
In 1874, Alabama Democrats exploited racial tensions to animate disaffected whites, producing the highest voter turnout in Reconstruction and the end of Republican rule. Throughout the campaign, newspaper editors and ...