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The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. Book - 1998 921 King, Martin Luther, Jr., Black Studies 921 King, Martin Luther, Jr., Adult Book / Nonfiction / Biography / Historical Figures / King, Martin Luther Jr. 3 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4 out of 5

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Early years -- Morehouse College -- Crozer Seminary -- Boston University -- Coretta -- Dexter Avenue Baptist Church -- Montgomery movement begins -- The violence of desperate men -- Desegregation at last -- The expanding struggle -- Birth of a new nation -- Brush with death -- Pilgrimage to nonviolence -- The sit-in movement -- Atlanta arrest and presidential politics -- The Albany movement -- The Birmingham campaign -- Letter from Birmingham Jail -- Freedom now! -- March on Washington -- Death of illusions -- St. Augustine -- The Mississippi challenge -- The Nobel Peace Prize -- Malcolm X -- Selma -- Watts -- Chicago campaign -- Black power -- Beyond Vietnam -- The poor people's campaign -- Unfulfilled dreams.
He was a husband, a father, a preacher--and the preeminent leader of a movement that continues to transform America and the world. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the twentieth century's most influential men and lived one of its most extraordinary lives. Now, in a special volume commissioned and authorized by his family, here is the life and times of Martin Luther King, Jr., drawn from a comprehensive collection of writings, recordings, and documentary materials, many of which have never before been made public.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Warner Books, 1998.
Year Published: 1998
Description: xi, 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780446676502
0446524123 :

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Carson, Clayborne, 1944-

SUBJECTS
King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968.
African Americans -- Biography.
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
Baptists -- United States -- Clergy -- Biography.
African Americans -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans.
Civil Rights.
Race Relations.
Autobiographies.