My soul is rested: movement days in the Deep South remembered

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Penguin Books, Oct 1, 1983 - History - 488 pages
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Interviews with men and women, both Black and white, who participated in various ways in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s provide a firsthand history of the movement, its leaders, supporters, and opponents, and its accomplishments

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Review: My Soul Is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered

User Review  - Elizabeth Sulzby - Goodreads

My Soul is Rested is the reason Howell Raines should have won the Pulitzer Prize. (He won it for his reporting about his family's maid.) In My Soul is Rested, Raines interviewed key participants ... Read full review

Review: My Soul Is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered

User Review  - Andrew Scholes - Goodreads

An interesting oral history of the Civil Rights Movement. It was a different perspective from those who were involved in the movement as opposed to the straight history books. There were different ... Read full review

Contents

A CKNO WLEDGMENTS11
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James Farmer 121
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THE BEGINNING
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About the author (1983)

Howell Raines is a Pulitzer Prize-winning veteran journalist and former executive editor of "The New York Times." The author of three previous books, he was born and began his career in Alabama. He now lives with his wife, Krystyna, in Pennsylvania.