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The butler : a witness to history

作者: Wil Haygood
出版商: New York : 37 Ink/Atria, 2013.
版本/格式:   打印圖書 : 傳記 : 英語 : First 37 Ink/Atria books hardcover edition所有版本和格式的總覽
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When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election, he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had come of age when segregation was so widespread, so embedded in the culture, as to make the very thought of a black president inconceivable. He struck gold when he tracked down Eugene Allen, a butler who had served no fewer  再讀一些...
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提及的人: Eugene Allen; Barack Obama; Lee Daniels
資料類型: 傳記, 網際網路資源
文件類型 圖書, 網際網路資源
所有的作者/貢獻者: Wil Haygood
ISBN: 9781476752990 1476752990
OCLC系統控制編碼: 853758519
註釋: "The story that inspired the motion picture"--Jacket.
Includes an essay on the history of the portrayal of African Americans in motion pictures.
描述: xii, 96 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
内容: Foreword / Lee Daniels --
The butler's journey --
Moving image --
Five presidents in the struggle.
其他題名: Witness to history
Lee Daniels' The butler.
責任: Wil Haygood.
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A companion book to The Butler which traces the Civil Rights movement and the evolution of American history through the eyes of Eugene Allen.  再讀一些...

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"The Butler: A Witness to History should get just as much, if not more, attention than the film which uses its story for thematic foundation. Wil Haygood adds Eugene Allen's chronicle to his 再讀一些...

 
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