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Ripples of Hope: Great American Civil Rights Speeches Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Gottheimer, Josh (Editor), Clinton, Bill (Foreward By), Berry, Mary Frances (Afterword)

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ISBN: 0465027539     ISBN-13: 9780465027538
Publisher: Basic Civitas Books
OUR PRICE: $20.25  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2004
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Annotation: Including a never-before published speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., this is the first compilation of its kind, bringing together the most influential and important voices from two hundred years of America's struggle for civil rights, including essential speeches from leaders, both famous and obscure. With voices as diverse as Cesar Chavez, Harvey Milk, Betty Friedan, Frederick Douglass, and Sojourner Truth, this anthology constitutes a unique chronicle of the nation's civil rights movements and the critical issues they've tackled, from slavery and suffrage to immigration and affirmative action. This is an indispensable compilation of the words--the ripples of hope--that, collectively, have changed American history.
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BISAC Categories:
- History | United States | 20th Century
Dewey: 323.173
LCCN: oc2007099890
Academic/Grade Level: Scholarly/Undergraduate
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.25" H x 6.25" W x 1.50" (0.80 lbs) 514 pages
 
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Contributor Bio(s):
Josh Gottheimer was a speechwriter to President Bill Clinton and a senior advisor to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a Thouron Fellow at Oxford, he is now at Harvard Law School. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 
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