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King's dream

Author: Eric J Sundquist
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series: Icons of America.
Edition/Format:   Large 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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Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric J Sundquist
ISBN: 9780300150902 : 0300150903
OCLC Number: 334886313
Notes: Series from T.p. verso.
"A Caravan book"--T.p. verso.
Description: viii, 431 p., [16] p. of plates (large print) : ill., fascims., ports. ; 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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