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Lost prophet : the life and times of Bayard Rustin

Author: John D'Emilio
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of Bayard Rustin, the civil rights activist who organized the 1963 March on Washington, detailing his struggles as being openly gay and his campaigns for civil rights.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
D'Emilio, John.
Lost prophet.
New York : Free Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606983955
Online version:
D'Emilio, John.
Lost prophet.
New York : Free Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)608523441
Named Person: Bayard Rustin; Bayard Rustin; Bayard Rustin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John D'Emilio
ISBN: 0684827808 9780684827803
OCLC Number: 52269914
Awards: National Book Award Finalist, Nonfiction, 2003
Description: vi, 568 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "Any road will take you there," 1912-1934 --
"A young radical," 1934-1941 --
"A way of life," 1941-1943 --
"An extremely capable agitator," 1944 --
"Hard and bitter experience," 1944-1946 --
"The gadfly which has stirred men into action," 1946-1947 --
"Mad enough to do something desperate," 1947-1948 --
"An iron lung of militarism," 1948-1952 --
"Bayard's trouble," 1952-1953 --
"I can again be useful," 1953-1955 --
"No force on Earth can stop this movement," 1955-1957 --
"More going on than most people would gather," 1957-1959 --
"An employee of others," 1959-1960 --
"Ours is not a world-shaking project," 1960-1962 --
"One of the great days in American history," 1963 --
"On the threshold of a new political movement," 1963-1964 --
"From protest to politics," 1964-1965 --
"In the shadow of war," 1965-1967 --
"A strategist without a movement," 1966-1968 --
"Freedom is never a final act," 1969-1987.
Other Titles: Life and times of Bayard Rustin
Responsibility: John D'Emilio.
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George Chauncey author of "Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940" In this absorbing reappraisal of Bayard Rustin's tumultuous life and times, John Read more...

 
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