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

Author: David J Garrow
Publisher: New York : Perennial Classics, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Perennial Classics edView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on more than seven hundred interviews with all of King's surviving associates, as well as with those who opposed him, and enhanced by the author's access to King's personal papers and tens of thousands of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Garrow
ISBN: 0060566922 9780060566920
OCLC Number: 52929093
Notes: Originally published: New York : Quill, ©1999.
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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Publisher's description: Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Based on more than seven hundred interviews with all of King's surviving associates, as well as with those who opposed him, and enhanced by the author's access to King's personal papers and tens of thousands of pages of FBI documents, this is a towering portrait of a man's metamorphosis into a legend.

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