Parting the Waters : America in the King Years 1954-63

  title={Parting the Waters : America in the King Years 1954-63},
  author={Taylor Branch},
  • Taylor Branch
  • Published 1988
  • History
  • Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American civil rights movement, "Parting the Waters" is destined to endure for generations. Moving from the fiery political baptism of Martin Luther King, Jr., to the corridors of Camelot where the Kennedy brothers weighed demands for justice against the deceptions of J. Edgar Hoover, here is a vivid tapestry of America, torn and finally transformed by a revolutionary struggle unequaled since the Civil War. Taylor Branch provides an… CONTINUE READING
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