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Author Chappell, David L.

Title Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr. / David L. Chappell.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  323.4 C368w 2014    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-238) and index.
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.
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.
Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Influence.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. (OCoLC)fst00040023
King, Martin Luther, 1929-1968 Jr., -- Influence.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American political activists -- Biography.
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
African American civil rights workers. (OCoLC)fst00799093
African American political activists. (OCoLC)fst00799307
African Americans -- Civil rights. (OCoLC)fst00799575
Civil rights movements. (OCoLC)fst00862708
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Civil rights -- History -- United States.
African American political activists -- Biography.
African Americans -- History.
United States -- History.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781400065462 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
1400065461 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
9780812994667 (ebook)

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