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Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63

Author: Taylor Branch
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1989.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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Traces the birth of the American civil rights movement and profiles Martin Luther King, Jr., detailing the roles played by key figures around him and in government.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Branch, Taylor.
Parting the waters.
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1989
(DLC) 97130525
(OCoLC)35617860
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Taylor Branch
ISBN: 9781416558682 1416558683
OCLC Number: 988581026
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 1064 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Forerunner: Vernon Johns 1 --
2. Rockefeller and Ebenezer 27 --
3. Niebuhr and the Pool Tables 69 --
4. First Trombone 105 --
5. The Montgomery Bus Boycott 143 --
6. A Taste of the World 206 --
7. The Quickening 272 --
8. Shades of Politics 312 --
9. A Pawn of History 351 --
10. The Kennedy Transition 379 --
11. Baptism on Wheels 412 --
12. The Summer of Freedom Rides 451 --
13. Moses in McComb, King in Kansas City 492 --
14. Almost Christmas in Albany 524 --
15. Hoover's Triangle and King's Machine 562 --
16. The Fireman's Last Reprieve 601 --
17. The Fall of Ole Miss 633 --
18. To Birmingham 673 --
19. Greenwood and Birmingham Jail 708 --
20. The Children's Miracle 756 --
21. Firestorm 803 --
22. The March on Washington 846 --
23. Crossing Over: Nightmares and Dreams 888.
Responsibility: Taylor Branch.
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Traces the birth of the American civil rights movement and profiles Martin Luther King, Jr., detailing the roles played by key figures around him and in government.

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