Millions of Pounds of Uranium–Oak Ridge Wastes Varied, Extensive By Debra Castaldo Vol. 8, No. 2, 1986, pp. 16-17 The Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, is owned and operated by the US Department of Energy (DOE).
Claude Ramsay, 1916-1986 By Bill Minor Vol. 8, No. 2, 1986, pp. 17-18 In death, Claude Ramsay belatedly was paid homage the other day by a lot of big politicians and some of his long-time foes around the Legislature as
Claude Ramsay-A Life for Mississippi workers By Steve Riley Vol. 8, No. 2, 1986, pp. 19, 21 When Claude Ramsay retired late last year, the longtime Mississippi labor chief started shopping for a shotgun. After twenty-six turbulent years of fighting
Reaping the Whirlwind: The Civil Rights Movement in Tuskegee by Robert J. Norrell. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. $19.95 Reviewed by Howard R. Lamar Vol. 8, No. 2, 1986, pp. 21-24 In the preface to Reaping the Whirlwind: The
The Poverty of Policy By Steve Suitts Vol. 8, No. 3, 1986, pp. 1-3 In late August the casualty list for 1986 in America’s half-hearted war on poverty revealed that fourteen percent of Americans were living in “official” poverty (an
Cells for Sale By Harmon L. Wray, Jr. Vol. 8, No. 3, 1986, pp. 3-6 The rush to transfer government services and functions from public to profit-making hands has lately found its way to the “field” of incarceration and corrections.
Taking the Fifth By Marilyn Davis and Alex Willingham Vol. 8, No. 3, 1986, pp. 7-9 Two election contests have drawn much attention to Georgia this year: a race crucial in determining the party alignment in the US Senate, and
In Wallace’s Wake–New Demagoguery for the Eighties By Randall Williams Vol. 8, No. 3, 1986, pp. 10-12 “Alabama has it all,” brag the interstate billboards leading into the Heart of Dixie. The slogan is aimed mostly at Florida- or Louisiana-bound
CDC Study Reveals–South’s Hysterectomy Rate Highest By AET Vol. 8, No. 3, 1986, pp. 13-14 Nearly five million American women underwent hysterectomies in the last decade, making this procedure one of the most frequently performed operations for women of reproductive
Empty Rituals in the War on Drugs By Hal Crowther Vol. 8, No. 3, 1986, pp. 14-15 Two months dead and Len Bias is still making headlines. When cocaine claims a victim who’s young and famous and a gifted athlete,