Symbols, the News Magazines, and Martin Luther King

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LSU Press, Mar 1, 1999 - History - 392 pages
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Lentz (journalism, Arizona State U.) considers King as a cultural symbol, and examines the way the three major news weeklies--Newsweek, Time, and US News and World Report--shaped and interpreted the symbol as they presented King to middle-class America. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
First Strides
21
Strategy of Crisis
42
Confrontation and Consensus
75
Honors for the Prophet
113
Selma
143
A Prophet New Inspired
168
Marching South Marching North
196
Prophet of Peace
236
Prophet with a Sword
263
The Resurrection of the Prophet
281
The Radical Vision
308
The Mists on the Mountaintop
338
Selected Bibliography
343
Index
367
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Richard Lentz was professor of journalism at Arizona State University.

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