As a child, Joseph Beck heard the stories--when other lawyers came up with excuses, his father courageously defended a black man charged with raping a white woman. Now a lawyer himself, Beck reconstructs his father's role in State of Alabama vs. Charles White, Alias, a trial that was much publicized when Harper Lee was twelve years old.
Renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country--a stronghold of the conservative right. As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless finds common ground and quickly warms to the people she meets.
Need a road map for how to succeed in a world of rapidly changing technology and how you will deal with customers or competitors? The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future Book by Steve Case is the book for you. Case thinks the next wave on the Internet will impact the health, education, transportation, energy, and food industries. Learn how.