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

Author: David J Garrow
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 [book] is a towering portrait of a man's metamorphosis into a legend.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David J Garrow
OCLC Number: 55634546
Notes: Originally published: New York : Perennial Classics, 2004, c1986. 1st Perennial Classics ed.
"Winner of the Pulitzer Prize"--Cover p. [i].
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Montgomery bus boycott, 1955-1956 --
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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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 [book] is a towering portrait of a man's metamorphosis into a legend.-Back cover.

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