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Carry Me Home

Birmingham, Alabama - The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution

Carry Me Home( )
Author: McWhorter, Diane
ISBN:978-0-7432-1772-9
Publication Date:Jan 2002
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.99
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"The Year of Birmingham," 1963, was a cataclysmic turning point in America's long civil rights struggle. That spring, child demonstrators faced down police dogs and fire hoses in huge nonviolent marches for desegregation. A few months later, Ku Klux Klansmen retaliated by bombing the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and killing four young black girls. Diane McWhorter, journalist and daughter of a prominent Birmingham family, weaves together police and FBI documents, interviews with...
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McWhorter, Diane (Author)
Diane McWhorter, a daughter of Birmingham's white elite, is a journalist & regular contributor to The New York Times & USA Today. She has also written about race & politics for The Washington Post, People, & other major publications. She lives in New York City.

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