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Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awarness Presents:
Dr. Kari Frederickson
Associate Professor and
Director, Summersell Center
at the University of Alabama
"The Cold War at the Grassroots: Militarization and Modernization in Aiken in the 1950s and 1960s"
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
117 Newberry Street, SW
Dr. Fredericksen is a frequent public speaker and contributor to historical journals. She holds a Ph.D. from Rutgers University, and has taught courses on the History of the South since 1865; American Political History; Alabama History; and the Civil Rights Movement. She has published two books: The Dixiecrat Revolt and and the End of the Solid South, 1932-1968 and Making Waves: Female Activists in Twentieth-Century Florida. The former won the author the Harry S. Truman Book Award in 2002.
This presentation includes content from Dr. Frederickson's new book (awaiting publication) that features the impacts of the Savannah River Site on the region, The Cold War in Dixie: Transforming the American South, 1945 to the Present.