Freedom Summer

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-05-31
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

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A riveting account of one of the most remarkable episodes in American history. In his critically acclaimed history Freedom Summer, award- winning author Bruce Watson presents powerful testimony about a crucial episode in the American civil rights movement. During the sweltering summer of 1964, more than seven hundred American college students descended upon segregated, reactionary Mississippi to register black voters and educate black children. On the night of their arrival, the worst fears of a race-torn nation were realized when three young men disappeared, thought to have been murdered by the Ku Klux Klan. Taking readers into the heart of these remarkable months, Freedom Summer shines new light on a critical moment of nascent change in America.

Table of Contents

Crossroadsp. 3
Prologuep. 5
˘There Is a Moral Wave Building÷p. 15
˘Not Even Past÷p. 38
Freedom Streetp. 56
˘The Decisive Battlefield for America÷p. 77
˘It Is Sure Enough Changing÷p. 105
˘The Scars of the System÷p. 129
Interlude: ˘Another So-Called 'Freedom Day'÷p. 152
A Bloody Peace Written in the Skyp. 167
˘Walk Together, Children÷p. 169
˘The Summer of Our Discontent÷p. 191
˘Lay by Time÷p. 215
˘The Stuff Democracy Is Made Of÷p. 237
˘Give unto Them Beauty for Ashes÷p. 262
Epiloguep. 277
Acknowledgmentsp. 301
Notesp. 303
Bibliographyp. 341
Indexp. 353
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