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Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr

Chappell, David L. (author.).

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Altoona Area Public Library 323.092 KIN 1 (Text) 33240004358407 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781400065462 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1400065461 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780812994667 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [185]-238) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: King's last victory : the Civil Rights Act of 1968 -- Can a movement be institutionalized? : the national Black political conventions -- A coalition for full employment -- Legalizing the legacy : the battle for a Martin Luther King holiday -- Jesse Jackson's rebirth -- Public reckonings with King's character.
Summary, etc.: Presents a controversial study of the civil rights movement after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., drawing upon congressional testimony, court cases, press releases, and other sources to document the battle over King's image and legacy.
Subject: United States Race relations History 20th century
African Americans Civil rights History 20th century
African American civil rights workers Biography
African American political activists Biography
Civil rights movements United States History 20th century
King, Martin Luther Jr 1929-1968 Influence
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