The information leaked to the press was the invention of the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover.
The book is in layers, with the story of getting the story as telling of the 1990s as the unfolding of what was actually happening in Selma and America in the 1960s.
It's great to see Liuzzo vindicated, and this book provides a mirror to that particular point in time.
This is a beautiful story of the only White woman who died fighting for civil rights. It wasn't that long ago, and it is a good read for any age to remind us of how far we have... Read morePublished 6 months ago by LEO808
Very interesting. I found out about this story after listening to and enquiring into the song "Viola" by Robin Rogers.Published on December 6, 2010 by B. Collins
For the research I needed to do, I found Mary Stanton's book very
insightful and empathetic toward the family members. Read more
Like the author I was stunned in 1965 when I heard of the Liuzzo murder and the trial of Collie Leroy Wilkins. The prologue in Stanton's book was engaging and beautifully written. Read morePublished on September 26, 2003 by Dr. Alan Zaremba
I had never heard of Viola Liuzzo until now. Being a former history major I was truly enthralled with the story of a courageous woman who stood up for what she believed and a... Read morePublished on December 4, 1998