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THE CHILDREN

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Another sprawling book from a master journalist and historian (The Fifties, 1993, etc.), this one focusing on the early years of the civil-rights movement and some of its unlikely heroes. In the late 1950s, an African-American minister and scholar named Jim Lawson arrived in Nashville, Tenn. A student of Mohandas Gandhi's and an admirer of Martin Luther King's, Lawson began to organize students at ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

A long book, but a first rate account of an important period of American history by a journalist who was on the scene. Read full review

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