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The King years : historic moments in the civil rights movement / Taylor Branch.

Branch, Taylor. (Author).

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Erlanger Branch 323.1196 B816p 2013 (Text) 33126012831461 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451678970 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1451678975 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781451662467 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1451662467 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1451662475 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 9781451662474 (ebk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 210 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 Viet Nam: MLK and LBJ, 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.
Summary, etc.:
This work includes selections from the America in the King Years trilogy with new introductions by the author. The essential moments of the Civil Rights Movement are set in historical context by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of the America in the King Years trilogy which includes Parting the Waters; Pillar of Fire; and At Canaan's Edge.
Subject: African Americans > Civil rights.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
United States > History > 1953-1961.
United States > History > 1961-1969.

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