Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63 /

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Main Author: Branch, Taylor
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 1989, c1988.
Edition:1st Touchstone ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1.. Forerunner: Vernon Johns
  • 2.. Rockefeller and Ebenezer
  • 3.. Niebuhr and the Pool Tables
  • 4.. First Trombone
  • 5.. The Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • 6.. A Taste of the World
  • 7.. The Quickening
  • 8.. Shades of Politics
  • 9.. A Pawn of History
  • 10.. The Kennedy Transition
  • 11.. Baptism on Wheels
  • 12.. The Summer of Freedom Rides
  • 13.. Moses in McComb, King in Kansas City
  • 14.. Almost Christmas in Albany
  • 15.. Hoover's Triangle and King's Machine
  • 16.. The Fireman's Last Reprieve
  • 17.. The Fall of Ole Miss
  • 18.. To Birmingham
  • 19.. Greenwood and Birmingham Jail
  • 20.. The Children's Miracle
  • 21.. Firestorm
  • 22.. The March on Washington
  • 23.. Crossing Over: Nightmares and Dreams
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations used in Source Notes
  • Notes
  • Major Works Cited in Notes
  • Index

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