King's dream /

King's speech, elegantly structured and commanding in tone, has become shorthand not only for his own life but for the entire civil rights movement. In this new exploration of the “I have a dream” speech, Eric J. Sundquist places it in the history of American debates about racial justice-debate...

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Main Author: Sundquist, Eric J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009.
Series:Icons of America.
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