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State of DefianceChallenging the Johns Committee's Assault on Civil Liberties$
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Judith G. Poucher

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780813049939

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813049939.001.0001

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Charley Johns and Virgil Hawkins

Charley Johns and Virgil Hawkins

Ambition Realized, Dream Deferred

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(p.1) 1 Charley Johns and Virgil Hawkins
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State of Defiance
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Judith G. Poucher

Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049939.003.0001

This chapter introduces the Johns Committee's creator, Charley Johns, and its first target, Virgil Hawkins. Their lives intersected when Hawkins’ determination to attend UF Law School collided with Johns’ scheme to stop integration and destroy the Florida NAACP through the Committee. A description of the Committee's origins and strategies concludes the chapter.

Keywords:   Johns Committee, Charley Johns, NAACP, Integration

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