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Leigh McWhite

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47 boxes (73.5 linear feet)


Born and raised in Mississippi, Curtis Wilkie had a distinguished career in newspaper journalism at the Clarksdale Press Register (1963-1969), Mississippi Freelance (1969-1970), Wilmington News Journal (1971-1975), and the Boston Globe (1975-2001). After retirement from the Boston Globe, he became a professor and Fellow at the Overby Center for Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi and wrote several books on his career, national and southern politics, and the South.

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