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King's dream

Author: Eric J Sundquist
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Series: Icons of America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Sundquist, Eric J.
King's dream.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008014499
(OCoLC)220099565
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, Jr; Martin Luther King, Jr; Martin Luther King, Jr; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King, Jr; Martin Luther King
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric J Sundquist
ISBN: 9780300142440 0300142447
OCLC Number: 666930054
Notes: Series from jacket.
"A Caravan book"--T.p. verso.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 295 p., [14] p. of plates) : ill.
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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