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Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington

Author: Gary Jeffrey
Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Pub., ©2013.
Series: Graphic history of the civil rights movement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The protest known as the March on Washington was one of the most inspiring episodes of the civil rights movement. Galvanized by events in the South, civil rights protesters from around the country gathered in Washington, DC, to demand Congress pass President Kennedys civil rights bill. More than a quarter of a million people showed up to the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Among the speakers was Martin  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Cartoons and comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Jeffrey
ISBN: 9781433974915 1433974916 9781433974922 1433974924 9781433974939 1433974932
OCLC Number: 768728932
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Let freedom ring --
Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington --
The march of fate.
Series Title: Graphic history of the civil rights movement.
Responsibility: Gary Jeffrey.

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"The protest known as the March on Washington was one of the most inspiring episodes of the civil rights movement. Galvanized by events in the South, civil rights protesters from around the country gathered in Washington, DC, to demand Congress pass President Kennedys civil rights bill. More than a quarter of a million people showed up to the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Among the speakers was Martin Luther King Jr., whose I Have a Dream speech became one of the greatest orations in American history. This exciting graphic novel uses dramatic illustrations and accessible text to capture the emotion and power both of the march itself and of Kings memorable speech."--Provided by publisher.

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