Pillar of fire : America in the King years, 1963-65 /

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Main Author: Branch, Taylor.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 1999, c1998.
Edition:1st Touchstone ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • to Pillar of Fire
  • Part 1. Birmigham Tides
  • 1. Islam in Los Angeles
  • 2. Prophets in Chicago
  • 3. LBJ in St. Augustine
  • 4. Gamblers in Law
  • 5. To Vote in Mississippi: Advance by Retreat
  • 6. Tremors: L.A. to Selma
  • 7. Marx in the White House
  • 8. Summer Freeze
  • 9. Cavalry: Lowenstein and the Church
  • 10. Mirrors in Black and White
  • 11. Against All Enemies
  • 12. Frontiers on Edge: The Last Month
  • Part 2. New Worlds Passing
  • 13. Grief
  • 14. High Councils
  • 15. Hattiesburg Freedom Day
  • 16. Ambush
  • 17. Spreading Poisons
  • 18. The Creation of Muhammad Ali
  • 19. Shaky Pulpits
  • 20. Mary Peabody Meets the Klan
  • 21. Wrestling with Legends
  • 22. Filibusters
  • 23. Pilgrims and Empty Pitchers
  • 24. Brushfires
  • Part 3. Freedom Summer
  • 25. Jail Marches
  • 26. Bogue Chitto Swamp
  • 27. Beachheads
  • 28. Testing Freedom
  • 29. The Cow Palace Revolt
  • 30. King in Mississippi
  • 31. Riot Politics
  • 32. Crime, War, and Freedom School
  • 33. White House Etiquette
  • 34. A Dog in the Manger: The Atlantic City Compromise
  • 35. "We see the giants..."
  • 36. Movements Unbound
  • Part 4. "Lord, Make me Pure -- But Not Yet"
  • 37. Landslide
  • 38. Nobel Prize
  • 39. To the Valley: The Downward King
  • 40. Saigon, Audubon, and Selma
  • Epilogue
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations Used in Source Notes
  • Notes
  • Major Works Cited in Notes
  • Index

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