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The king years.

Author: Taylor Branch
Publisher: S & S/Jan 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Database:WorldCat
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The essential moments from the Civil Rights Movement selected and described by Taylor Branch.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taylor Branch
ISBN: 9781451678970 1451678975
OCLC Number: 809762486
Contents: The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Martin Luther King's first public address, 1955 --
Sit-ins and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), 1960 --
Freedom rides I: the Nashville initiative, 1961 --
Freedom rides II: MLK, the Kennedys, and national politics, 1961 --
Bob Moses, SNCC, and Mississippi, 1960-63 --
A national firestorm from Birmingham, 1963 --
The March on Washington, 1963 --
Birmingham church bombing, 1963 --
Freedom summer, 1964 --
Party realignment: the cow palace and Atlantic City, 1964 --
King, J. Edgar Hoover, and the Nobel Peace Prize, 1964 --
Crossroads in Selma, 1965 --
Crossroads in Viet Nam: MLK and LBJ, 1965 --
Nonviolence goes north: King in Chicago, 1966 --
Black power, 1966 --
Race and war: King at the Riverside Church, 1967 --
Poverty: the last crusade, 1967-68 --
Requiem in Memphis, 1968 --
Epilogue: looking back.

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"Branch is as eloquent and trenchant as ever...the book recalls and revitalizes a history that deserves its details" The Boston Globe On the America in the King Years trilogy: "Right out of the pages Read more...

 
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