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Author Masur, Louis P.

Title The soiling of Old Glory : the story of a photograph that shocked America / Louis P. Masur.

Imprint New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  973.924 Masur    ---  Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xiv, 224 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-216) and index.
Indexed In: Library Journal, March 2008
Booklist starred, March 2008
Pub Weekly, December 2007
Kirkus Review, December 2007
Summary Examines the turbulence of the 1970s race relations in Boston through the story behind the 1976 Pulitzer Prize photograph taken by newsman Stanley Forman depicting the use of the American flag as a weapon.
Audience Adult Follett Library Resources
Subject Boston (Mass.) -- Race relations -- History.
Flags -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Photojournalism -- United States -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Photojournalism -- United States -- Political aspects -- Case studies.
Protest movements -- Boston (Mass.) -- History.
Busing (School integration) -- History.
African Americans -- Boston (Mass.) -- Interviews.
Whites -- Interviews.
Interviews -- Boston (Mass.)
United States -- Race relations -- History.
ISBN 1596913649

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