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Walking with the wind : a memoir of the movement

Author: John Lewis; Michael D'Orso
Publisher: 1998
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Uncorrected proofView all editions and formats
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Congressman John Lewis recounts his life, which began in rural poverty in Alabama, and included leadership of the movement to desegregate Nashville, a speech at the 1963 March on Washington, chairmanship of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and election to the U.S. Congress from Georgia in 1986. "John Lewis tells his story of struggle in the civil rights movement, or fomradeship in that community, of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: John Lewis; John Lewis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lewis; Michael D'Orso
ISBN: 0684810654 9780684810652
OCLC Number: 610587777
Description: 464 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: John Lewis with Michael D'Orso.

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Forty years ago, a teenaged boy stepped off a cotton farm in Alabama and into the epicenter of the struggle for civil rights in America, where he has remained to this day, committed still to the  Read more...

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