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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965

Author: Juan Williams
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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This oral history of the first ten years of the Civil Rights movement is a tribute to the men and women, both black and white, who took part in the fight for justice and kept their eyes on the prize of freedom.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Williams
ISBN: 9780143124740 0143124749
OCLC Number: 857233580
Notes: "A Robert Lavelle book."
"This edition with a new preface, introduction, and epilogue"--Title page verso.
"The companion volume to the PBS television series"--Cover.
Description: xviii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: God bless the child: the story of school desegregation --
Standing for justice: Mississippi and the Till case --
We're not moving to the back, Mr. Blake: the Montgomery bus boycott --
Hall monitors from the 101st: the Little Rock story --
Down freedom's main line: the movement's next generation --
Freedom in the air: the lessons of Albany and Birmingham --
The March on Washington --
Mississippi: Freedom has never been free --
Selma: the bridge to freedom --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Juan Williams, with the Eyes on the prize production team ; introduction by Julian Bond.

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This oral history of the first ten years of the Civil Rights movement is a tribute to the men and women, both black and white, who took part in the fight for justice and kept their eyes on the prize of freedom.

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