"This is a powerful portrayal of lawyers who struggled to represent the best interest of their clients and their community, and of a judge who exhibitedwisdom, courage, and loyalty to his oath of office, all during very difficult times in the history of East Tennessee. By preserving their story so that future generations will never have cause to forget, Dr. Bedelle has performed a good and valuable service to the people of this state"
Gary F. Wade
Tennessee Supreme Court
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WITH ALL DELIBERATE SPEED
GOSS V. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE
THE STORY OF SCHOOL DESEGREGATION IN KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE
Fifteen years of legal maneuvering, school administrative adjustments, community involvement, and school personnel who strived to comply with the requirements of the BROWN DECISION and subsequent civil rights laws and regulations.
Dr. Fred Bedelle, Jr., Superintendent of Knoxville City Schools, Retired