|About the Book|
A 1974 grassroots uprising in West Virginia made a major impression upon an untold number of people all over America. Known as the Textbook War (TBW), its effects continue to influence and inspire the American people. That event was the second TeaMoreA 1974 grassroots uprising in West Virginia made a major impression upon an untold number of people all over America. Known as the Textbook War (TBW), its effects continue to influence and inspire the American people. That event was the second Tea Party in America. Some believe the TBW launched the modern conservative movement. The TBW has been called the first shot in the cultural war. Parents, objecting to anti-Christian and anti-American textbooks, shut down the states largest school system (about 45,000 students) and garnered intense national and worldwide attention. The author, Karl Priest, spent over 34 years as a public school teacher and principal. Protester Voices is a first time first-hand account of the Kanawha County Textbook War told from the viewpoint of the protesters. Read the personal accounts of school board member Alice Moore, five key preachers (Graley, Hill, Horan, Thaxton, and Quigley), and several other actual protesters. See many photographs of the protesters in action. No edited media interviews. No slanted research papers. No censorship. THIS IS A THE BOOK LIBERALS WILL WANT TO BAN OR BURN! LEE STROBEL (best-selling Christian author) featured the Textbook War in chapter one of The Case for a Creator. LARRY PRATT (executive director of Gun Owners of America) said, The Textbook War was one of the major battles of the cultural wars. CONNIE MARSHNER (national conservative leader) declared that the 1974 protesters had old-fashioned American virtues and they woke up the rest of the country. ROBERT K. DORNAN (former United States Congressman) said that the media discovered that something was wrong with American education thanks to the Kanawha County textbook battle.