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The Resource Fumbled call : the Bear Bryant--Wally Butts football scandal that split the Supreme Court and changed American libel law, David E. Sumner

Fumbled call : the Bear Bryant--Wally Butts football scandal that split the Supreme Court and changed American libel law, David E. Sumner

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Fumbled call : the Bear Bryant--Wally Butts football scandal that split the Supreme Court and changed American libel law
Title
Fumbled call
Title remainder
the Bear Bryant--Wally Butts football scandal that split the Supreme Court and changed American libel law
Statement of responsibility
David E. Sumner
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"George Burnett found himself at the center of a football scandal when he overheard a phone conversation between University of Georgia athletic director Wally Butts and University of Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant. Referencing more than 3,000 pages of letters, depositions and trial transcripts, the author reveals new information about this scandal and its resulting trial"--
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1946-
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Sumner, David E.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Butts, Wallace
  • Curtis Publishing Company
  • Bryant, Paul W.
  • Alabama Crimson Tide (Football team)
  • Georgia Bulldogs (Football team)
  • Bryant, Paul W
  • Butts, Wallace
  • Curtis Publishing Company
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Georgia
  • Trials (Libel)
  • Football
  • Trials (Libel)
  • Georgia
Label
Fumbled call : the Bear Bryant--Wally Butts football scandal that split the Supreme Court and changed American libel law, David E. Sumner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Cited as: Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts, 388 U.S. 130 (1967)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The fumbled telephone call -- 2. The enigmatic life of Wally Butts -- 3. Bear Bryant : the supercoach -- 4. The whistleblower talks -- 5. The university investigates, Butts resigns -- 6. The Saturday Evening Post breaks the story -- 7. The governor and attorney general investigate -- 8. Pre-trial hearings dominate the summer -- 9. The sports trial of the decade -- 10. Bolton and Griffith testify against Butts -- 11. More coaches testify -- 12. Bear Bryant dazzles the jury -- 13. Wally Butts has his day in court -- 14. The university presidents testify -- 15. Attorneys make their closing arguments -- 16. The jury reaches a verdict -- 17. Why Butts v. Curtis publishing matter -- Appendix 1. George Burnett's notes -- Appendix 2. Georgia football under Wally Butts, 1939/1960 -- Appendix 3. Affidavit of George Burnett -- Appendix 4. "The story of a college football fix."
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 224 pages ;
Isbn
9781476671413
Lccn
2018004769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
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illustrations :
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(OCoLC)994315672
Label
Fumbled call : the Bear Bryant--Wally Butts football scandal that split the Supreme Court and changed American libel law, David E. Sumner
Publication
Note
Cited as: Curtis Publishing Co. v. Butts, 388 U.S. 130 (1967)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The fumbled telephone call -- 2. The enigmatic life of Wally Butts -- 3. Bear Bryant : the supercoach -- 4. The whistleblower talks -- 5. The university investigates, Butts resigns -- 6. The Saturday Evening Post breaks the story -- 7. The governor and attorney general investigate -- 8. Pre-trial hearings dominate the summer -- 9. The sports trial of the decade -- 10. Bolton and Griffith testify against Butts -- 11. More coaches testify -- 12. Bear Bryant dazzles the jury -- 13. Wally Butts has his day in court -- 14. The university presidents testify -- 15. Attorneys make their closing arguments -- 16. The jury reaches a verdict -- 17. Why Butts v. Curtis publishing matter -- Appendix 1. George Burnett's notes -- Appendix 2. Georgia football under Wally Butts, 1939/1960 -- Appendix 3. Affidavit of George Burnett -- Appendix 4. "The story of a college football fix."
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 224 pages ;
Isbn
9781476671413
Lccn
2018004769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
Other physical details
illustrations :
System control number
(OCoLC)994315672

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