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The Sound of Freedom

Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America

The Sound of Freedom( )
Author: Arsenault, Raymond
ISBN:978-1-59691-578-7
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

Award-winning civil rights historian Ray Arsenault describes the dramatic story behind Marian Anderson's concert at the Lincoln Memorial--an early milestone in civil rights history--on the seventieth anniversary of her performance. On Easter Sunday 1939, the brilliant vocalist Marian Anderson sang before a throng of seventy-five thousand at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington--an electrifying moment and an underappreciated milestone in civil rights history. Though...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Political Science / Civil Rights
Social Science / Race & Ethnic Relations
Music / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.46 x 9.56 x 1.39 Inches
Book Weight:1.27 Pounds



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