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Lister Hill: Statesman from the South
by Virginia Van der Veer Hamilton
University of Alabama Press, 2004
Paper: 978-0-8173-5099-4
Library of Congress Classification E748.H545H36 2004
Dewey Decimal Classification 328.73092

"Hamilton makes clear in this intelligent and sensitive biography [that] Hill, whose 45 years in Congress spanned the presidents from Calvin Coolidge to Lyndon Johnson, deserves to be remembered, both for the impressive legislative record he compiled and for the light he shed on southern liberalism in the 20th century."

-- Journal of Southern History

"Hamilton's fine book is based on extensive research [and] it will be of interest to a general audience as well as to scholars."

-- Journal of American History

"This is an important work about a highly influential lawmaker."


Virginia Van der Veer Hamilton is Professor Emerita of History at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and author of Hugo Black: The Alabama Years.

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