FATWTS author Maurice Berger is the latest to be invited to take The Page 99 Test: "Open the book to page ninety-nine and read, and the quality of the whole will be revealed to you."--Ford Madox Ford:
"Page 99 of For All The World To See contains no text, and just a single photograph. But what a powerful image it is: a shot of a distraught Mamie Till Bradley as she views the casket of her fourteen-year old son, Emmett Till, murdered by white supremacists in Mississippi in August 1955. The photograph brings to life the book’s abiding issue: the crucial role that visual culture played in altering prevailing ideas about race, racism, and segregation in the period of the modern civil rights movement . . . "