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Judgment days : Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the laws that changed America

Autor: Nick Kotz
Editora: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Biografia : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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The first comprehensive account of the relationship between President Johnson and Martin Luther King uses FBI wiretaps, Johnson's taped telephone conversations, and previously undisclosed communications between the two to paint a fascinating portrait of this important relationship. Opposites in almost every way, mortally suspicious of each other at first, Lyndon Baines Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr., were  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: History
Pessoa Denominada: Lyndon B Johnson; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon Baines Johnson; Martin Luther King; Lyndon B Johnson; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Lyndon Baines Johnson; Martin Luther King; Lyndon B Johnson; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Nick Kotz
ISBN: 0618088253 9780618088256
Número OCLC: 56686465
Descrição: xix, 522 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: Introduction. Second emancipation --
The cataclysm --
Let us continue --
"A fellow southerner in the White House" --
Hoover, King, and two presidents --
A fire that no water could put out --
An idea whose time has come --
Lyndon Johnson and the Ku Klux Klan --
A political revolution --
Hoover attacks --
LBJ-MLK : a quiet alliance --
We shall overcome --
Shining moment --
This time the fire --
Another martyr --
Epilogue : the legacy.
Responsabilidade: Nick Kotz.
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