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

Author: David J Garrow
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1988, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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An account of the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Garrow
ISBN: 0394756231 9780394756233
OCLC Number: 15791404
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : W. Morrow, 1986.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1987.
Description: 800 pages ; 21 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 --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: David J. Garrow.
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An account of the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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