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Reporting civil rights

Author: Clayborne Carson
Publisher: New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Putnam, ©2003.
Series: Library of America, 137-138.
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From A. Philip Randolph's defiant call in 1941 for African Americans to march on Washington to Alice Walker in 1973, Reporting civil rights presents firsthand accounts of the revolutionary events that overthrew segregation in the United States. This two-volume anthology brings together for the first time nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports and book excerpts, and features 151 writers, including James Baldwin,  Read more...
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Reporting civil rights.
New York, N.Y. : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Putnam, ©2003
(OCoLC)605896181
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clayborne Carson
ISBN: 1931082286 9781931082280 1931082294 9781931082297
OCLC Number: 50424981
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, plates ; 21 cm
Contents: Pt. 1: American journalism, 1941-1963 --
Pt. 2: American journalism, 1963-1973.
Series Title: Library of America, 137-138.
Responsibility: advisory board, Clayborne Carson [and others].
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From A. Philip Randolph's defiant call in 1941 for African Americans to march on Washington to Alice Walker in 1973, Reporting civil rights presents firsthand accounts of the revolutionary events that overthrew segregation in the United States. This two-volume anthology brings together for the first time nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports and book excerpts, and features 151 writers, including James Baldwin, Robert Penn Warren, David Halberstam, Lillian Smith, Gordon Parks, Murray Kempton, Ted Poston, Claude Sitton, and Anne Moody. A newly researched chronology of the movement, a 32-page insert of rare journalist photographs, and original biographical profiles are included in each volume.

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