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Author Shachtman, Tom, 1942-

Title Airlift to America : how Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African students changed their world and ours / Tom Shachtman.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  378.1982 Sha    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 273 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-259) and index.
Contents Cold War and moral crusades -- American labor and the rise of Tom Mboya -- Alliance formed -- The Harambee kids -- The college experience -- Crisis time : Kennedy vs. Nixon on the airlift -- The airlift and the presidential election of 1960 -- Care and feeding -- A logical evolution.
Source NBK 10/9 PPL
Subject College students -- Africa, East -- History -- 20th century.
African-American Students Federation.
United States -- Relations -- East Africa.
Africa, East -- Relations -- United States.
ISBN 9780312570750

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