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Category: History Of The Americas|
The author of the book: Gary Younge
Edition: Haymarket Books
Date of issue: 17 Feb 2015
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 941 KB
City - Country: Canada
Full description of the book "The Speech : The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream (Updated Paperback Edition)":"[In] this slim but powerful book . . . Younge is adept at both distilling the facts and asking blunt questions."--"Boston Globe""Unequivocal."--"Financial Times""Gary Younge's meditative retrospection on [the speech's] significance reminds us of all the micro-moments of transformation behind the scenes--the thought and preparation, vision and revision--whose currency fed that magnificent lightning bolt in history."--Patricia J. WilliamsGary Younge explains why Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech maintains its powerful social relevance by sharing the dramatic story surrounding it. Fifty years later, "The Speech" endures as a defining moment PDF in the Civil Rights movement and a guiding light in the ongoing struggle for racial equality.Younge roots his work in new and important interviews with Clarence Jones, a close friend of Martin Luther King Jr. and his draft speechwriter; with Joan Baez, a singer at the march; and with Angela Davis and other leading civil rights leaders. Younge skillfully captures the spirit of that historic day in Washington and offers a new generation of readers a critical modern analysis of why "I Have a Dream" remains America's favorite speech.Gary Younge is an author, broadcaster, and award ePub-winning columnist for the "Guardian," based in Chicago, Illinois. He also writes a monthly column for the "Nation" magazine and is the Alfred Knobler Fellow for The Nation Institute.
About the author Gary YoungeGary Younge: Gary Younge, the Alfred Knobler Journalism Fellow at The Nation Institute, is the Chicago correspondent for the Guardian and the author of No Place Like Home: A Black Briton's Journey Through the Deep South (Mississippi) and Stranger in a Strange Land: Travels in the Disunited States (New Press).
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