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Open wide the freedom gates : a memoir

Author: Dorothy I Height
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : Cassette recording : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[The author] marched at major civil rights rallies, sat through tense White House meetings, and witnessed every significant victory in the struggle for racial equality ... In [this] memoir, [the author] reflects on a life of service and leadership.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Dorothy I Height; Dorothy I Height
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy I Height
ISBN: 1402594496 9781402594496
OCLC Number: 54698603
Notes: Originally published: New York : PublicAffairs, c2003. 1st ed.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: "Little old lady" --
Keeping the faith --
Coming of age in Harlem --
"Me culled too" --
Building a new world --
Turning points --
Wartime Washington --
Step by step --
Land of the free --
"Women are the shock absorbers" --
Behind the "cotton curtain" --
Mississippi, crucible of change --
Living up to our promise --
Citizen of the world --
Making common cause --
Place in the sisterhood --
Building a legacy --
Home at last --
Family of friends --
"Temples still undone."
Responsibility: Dorothy Height ; with a foreword by Maya Angelou.

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[The author] marched at major civil rights rallies, sat through tense White House meetings, and witnessed every significant victory in the struggle for racial equality ... In [this] memoir, [the author] reflects on a life of service and leadership.

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