Tag Archives: KKK

Morgantown to San Francisco

An excerpt from my new book Morgantown to San Francisco, available on Amazon.com. While running for the West Virginia House of Representatives in 1952, Robert Byrd said that he was no longer a member of the Klan. As a West Virginia … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

MORGANTOWN to SAN FRANCISCO

This is a memoir I am working on. Here is an excerpt: My world accelerated its ugly slid into intolerance, accompanied with violence. In September, 1963, just two months before my Peace Corps experience in Nigeria was over, Klu Klux … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paul Miller, My Protector

The Charleston Gazette today wrote of the death of Paul Miller. He was president of West Virginia University when I started as WVU foreign student adviser in January of 1964. He was my protector. In 1967, West Virginia University was to award West … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Byrdman

In 1967, West Virginia University awarded West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd an honorary doctorate. Members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and I felt that this former Ku Klux Klan organizer wasn’t all that deserving. The University was kissing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment