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

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

Label
Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours
Title
Marching to the mountaintop
Title remainder
how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours
Statement of responsibility
by Ann Bausum
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores how the media, politics, the civil rights movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of Dr. King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death on April 4, 1968, in Memphis
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bausum, Ann
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.K5
LC item number
B38 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • Sanitation Workers Strike (Memphis, Tennessee : 1968)
  • Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
  • Labor movement
  • African Americans
  • Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
  • Labor movement
  • African Americans
  • Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
  • Labor movement
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Assassination
  • Labor movement
  • Race relations
  • Memphis (Tenn.)
  • Memphis (Tenn.)
  • Memphis (Tenn.)
  • Tennessee
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours, by Ann Bausum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-102) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Cast of characters -- Death in Memphis -- Strike! -- Impasse -- A war on poverty -- Marching in Memphis -- Last days -- Death in Memphis, reprise -- Overcome -- Afterword -- Time line -- King's campaigns -- Research notes and acknowledgments -- Resource guide
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9781426309397
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011024661
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)713188700
  • (OCoLC)ocn713188700
Label
Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours, by Ann Bausum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-102) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Cast of characters -- Death in Memphis -- Strike! -- Impasse -- A war on poverty -- Marching in Memphis -- Last days -- Death in Memphis, reprise -- Overcome -- Afterword -- Time line -- King's campaigns -- Research notes and acknowledgments -- Resource guide
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9781426309397
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011024661
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)713188700
  • (OCoLC)ocn713188700

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