Debating the civil rights movement, 1945-1968 / Steven F. Lawson and Charles Payne ; introduction by James T. Patterson
- Debating twentieth-century America
- Debating the civil rights movement : the view from the nation / Steven F. Lawson -- Documents -- 1. Excerpt from To secure these rights : the report of the president's committee on civil rights -- 2. Declaration of constitutional principles : the southern manifesto -- 3. Dwight D. Eisenhower's radio and television address to the American people on the situation in Little Rock -- 4. Excerpts from hearings before the United States Commission on Civil Rights, Montgomery, Alabama -- 5. The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr. -- 6. John F. Kennedy's radio and television report to the American people on civil rights -- 7. Letter from Wiley A. Branton, director, voter education project, to Aaron Henry and Robert Moses -- 8. Lyndon B. Johnson's special message to the Congress : the American promise -- 9. Excerpt from the introduction to the report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders -- 10. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last SCLC presidential address : where do we go from here? -- Debating the civil rights movement : the view from the trenches / Charles Payne -- Documents -- 1. Excerpt from Ella J. Baker's "bigger than a hamburger" -- 2. Handbill, Albany nonviolent movement -- 3. Chronology of violence and intimidation in Mississippi, 1961 -- 4. Student voice editorial and cartoon on the FBI -- 5. Poster from East Selma, Alabama, from the Student Voice -- 6. "This transformation of people" : an interview with Bob Moses -- 7. An interview with Eldridge W. Steptoe, Jr. -- 8. An interview with Fannie Lou Hamer.
- 0742551091 (pbk. : alk. paper) and 9780742551091 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-214) and index.
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