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text Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours

Summary

Explores how the media, politics, the civil rights movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of Dr. King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death on April 4, 1968, in Memphis.

Contents

Death in Memphis -- Strike! -- Impasse -- A war on poverty -- Marching in Memphis -- Last days -- Death in Memphis, reprise -- Overcome -- Afterword -- King's campaigns -- Cast of characters -- Timeline -- Research notes and acknowledgments -- Resource guide.

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Description
104 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Publisher
National Geographic 2012

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TADL-WOOD J 323.1196 BAU in Juvenile Nonfiction Available

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