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Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours

Bausum, Ann.

Washington, DC : National Geographic, c2012.

104 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

Examines the link between the 1968 Memphis sanitation strike and the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., discussing how the strike, the media, politics, the civil rights movement, and the labor protests all laid the foundations for what many consider to be King's greatest speech, given just days before he was killed, and how that speech and King's death influenced the end of the strike.

Reading Level: 7.7

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ISBN:

1426309392

LC Call No:

E185.97.K5 B38 2012

Dewey Class No:

323/.092 23

Author:

Bausum, Ann.

Title:

Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours / Ann Bausum ; with a foreword byJames Lawson.

Publisher:

Washington, DC : National Geographic, c2012.

Physical:

104 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 98-102), discography (p. 100), filmography (p. 100), and index.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, March 2012

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starre, March 2012

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, February 2011

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, December 2011

Summary:

Examines the link between the 1968 Memphis sanitation strike and the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., discussing how the strike, the media, politics, the civil rights movement, and the labor protests all laid the foundations for what many consider to be King's greatest speech, given just days before he was killed, and how that speech and King's death influenced the end of the strike.

Target Audience:

7.7.

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett Library Resources.

Subject:

King, Martin Luther,--Jr.,--1929-1968.

Subject:

King, Martin Luther,--Jr.,--1929-1968--Assassination.

Subject:

Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968.

Subject:

Labor movement--Memphis (Tenn.)--History.

Subject:

African Americans--Memphis (Tenn.)--Social conditions.

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