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Bearing the cross : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Author: David J Garrow
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. based on personal interviews, his personal papers, FBI documents, etc.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Dust jackets (Binding)
Authors' inscriptions (Provenance)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garrow, David J., 1953-
Bearing the cross.
New York : W. Morrow, ©1986
(OCoLC)561338231
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Garrow
ISBN: 0688047947 9780688047948
OCLC Number: 13582103
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1987.
Description: 800 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Montgomery bus boycott, 1955-1956 --
The birth of SCLC, 1957-1959 --
SNCC, the Kennedys, and the freedom rides, 1960-1961 --
Albany and lessons for the future, 1961-1962 --
Birmingham and the March on Washington, 1963 --
The Alabama Project, St. Augustine, and the Nobel Peace Prize, 1963-1964 --
Selma and the Voting Rights Act, 1965 --
Chicago and the "War on slums," 1965-1966 --
The Meredith March, "Black Power," and the Chicago open-housing protests, 1966 --
Economic justice and Vietnam, 1966-1967 --
The poor people's campaign and Memphis, 1967-1968.
Responsibility: David J. Garrow.

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An account of the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. based on personal interviews, his personal papers, FBI documents, etc.

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