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The King years : historic moments in the civil rights movement / Taylor Branch
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323.1196 B816K
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
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210 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note
includes index.
"Selections from the America in the King Years Trilogy with new introductions by the author"--Cover.
Contents
The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Martin Luther King's first public address, 1955 -- Sit-ins and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), 1960 -- Freedom rides I: the Nashville initiative, 1961 -- Freedom rides II: MLK, the Kennedys, and national politics, 1961 -- Bob Moses, SNCC, and Mississippi, 1960-63 -- A national firestorm from Birmingham, 1963 -- The March on Washington, 1963 -- Birmingham church bombing, 1963 -- Freedom summer, 1964 -- Party realignment: the cow palace and Atlantic City, 1964 -- King, J. Edgar Hoover, and the Nobel Peace Prize, 1964 -- Crossroads in Selma, 1965 -- Crossroads in Vietnam: LBJ and MLK, 1965 -- Nonviolence goes north: King in Chicago, 1966 -- Black power, 1966 -- Race and war: King at the Riverside Church, 1967 -- Poverty: the last crusade, 1967-68 -- Requiem in Memphis, 1968 -- Epilogue: looking back, and ahead.
Summary
A chronicle of key events in the civil rights movement traces how it evolved from a bus strike to a political and social revolution.
Local Note
African American experience.
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ISBN
9781451678970 (hardcover)
1451678975 (hardcover)
9781451662467 (trade pbk.)
1451662467 (trade pbk.)
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