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King's dream

Author: Eric J Sundquist
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series: Icons of America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this new exploration of the "I Have a Dream" speech, Sundquist places it in the history of American debates about racial justice and demonstrates how the speech, an exultant blend of grand poetry and powerful elocution, perfectly expresses the story of African-American freedom.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King, Jr; Martin Luther King, Jr; Martin Luther King, Jr; Martin Luther King, Jr; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric J Sundquist
ISBN: 9780300118070 0300118074 9780300158595 0300158599
OCLC Number: 220099565
Notes: Series from jacket.
"A Caravan book"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 295 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Dreamer, 1963 --
Freedom now! --
Soul force --
Lincoln's shadow --
Whose country 'tis of Thee? --
Not by the color of their skin --
Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream."
Series Title: Icons of America.
Responsibility: Eric J. Sundquist.
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