Judgment days : Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the laws that changed America /

The first comprehensive account of the relationship between President Johnson and Martin Luther King uses FBI wiretaps, Johnson's taped telephone conversations, and previously undisclosed communications between the two to paint a fascinating portrait of this important relationship. Opposites in...

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Main Author: Kotz, Nick.
Format: Book
Published:Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Second Emancipation
  • 1. The Cataclysm
  • 2. Let Us Continue
  • 3. "A Fellow Southerner in the White House"
  • 4. Hoover, King, and Two Presidents
  • 5. A Fire That No Water Could Put Out
  • 6. An Idea Whose Time Has Come
  • 7. Lyndon Johnson and the Ku Klux Klan
  • 8. A Political Revolution
  • 9. Hoover Attacks
  • 10. LBJ-MLK: A Quiet Alliance
  • 11. We Shall Overcome
  • 12. Shining Moment
  • 13. This Time the Fire
  • 14. Another Martyr
  • Epilogue: The Legacy
  • Acknowledgments
  • Author's Note on Sources
  • Notes
  • Interview List
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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