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Charles Brantley Aycock

Oliver Orr

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 08/2018
Pages: 404
Subject: Biography and Autobiography | University of North Carolina
Print ISBN: 9.78081E+12
eBook ISBN: 9781469644158


Orr traces Aycock's growth from farm boy to practicing lawyer and on to that final eminence in which his fame spread beyond the state in connection with his brilliant oratory, his interest in public education, and his devotion to the Democratic party. His life became a legend long before he died, at the age of fifty-two, delivering an address titled Universal Education.

Originally published in 1961.

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