Debating the civil rights movement, 1945-1968
This excellent introduction to the civil rights movement captures the drama and impact of the black struggle for equality. Written by two of the most respected scholars of African-American history, Steven F. Lawson and Charles Payne examine the individuals who made the movement a success, both at the highest level of government and in the grassroot trenches.
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Dwight D Eisenhowers Radio and Television Address
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