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...
|Published:||Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.|
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- 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
- Author's Note on Sources
- Interview List
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