Looking Back at the Kanawha County Textbook Crisis

The recently published Reading Appalachia from Left to Right: Conservatives and the 1974 Kanawha County Textbook Controversy by Carol Mason is a comprehensive look at the battle over the school curriculum in Kanawha County, West Virginia. In the Charleston Daily Mail, Ry Rivard profiles one of the key figures in the events Mason describes, Alice Moore:

Preacher’s wife knew firestorm would come

Looking Back at the Kanawha County Textbook Crisis