Distant Light, A
Author: Bill Cunningham
Cunningham’s poignant portrayal of disturbing times awakens readers to past atrocities. His work leaves us on higher and brighter ground because of historical giants who followed a “distant light”
In A Distant Light, Judge Bill Cunningham exposes racial injustices from Kentucky’s bloody past. By the example of courageous leaders, Governors A.O. Stanley and Ned Breathitt, the dark days of lynching and murders give way to a brighter future for all Kentuckians, regardless of color. This is a true story of murder in Calloway County and a daring, quick-thinking Governor Stanley, Armed only with his eloquence, who confronts an enraged mob.