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Reporting Civil Rights: the Library of America Edition

Reporting Civil Rights: the Library of America Edition( )
Editor: Garrow, David J.
Kovach, Bill
Polsgrove, Carol
Carson, Clayborne
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Library of America, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $80.00
Book Description:

This landmark two-volume anthology chronicles more than thirty tumultuous years in the African American struggle for freedom and equal rights. Here, in brilliant and inspiring dispatches from some of the finest reporters in the history of American journalism, is a panoramic portrait of the fight to overthrow segregation in the United States. Nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports, book excerpts, and features by 151 writers--David Halberstam, Carl Rowan, Robert Penn Warren, Gordon...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Language Arts & Disciplines / Journalism
Political Science / Civil Rights
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.37 x 8.52 x 2.84 Inches
Book Weight:3.38 Pounds
Author Biography
David J. Garrow is an American historian, born in Massachusetts in 1953. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University, and earned his Ph.D. from Duke University. He has taught at Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the City University of New York, The Cooper Union, the College of William and Mary, American University, and Emory University. Currently, he is Professor of Law & History and Distinguished Faculty Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

He is the author of numerous essays, articles, and academic writings. His books include Liberty and Sexuality: The Right to Privacy and the Making of Roe v. Wade; Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr.; and Protest at Selma. His book, Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in Biography, and the seventh annual Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. His latest book is Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama.


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