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

Author: David L Chappell
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Biographies
History
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Chappell
ISBN: 9781400065462 1400065461 9780812976373 0812976371
OCLC Number: 819383413
Description: xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: David L. Chappell.

Abstract:

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.
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