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King, Martin Luther Jr. (1929-1968) [Why We Can't Wait, inscribed to Stuart Harris]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03026 Author/Creator: King, Martin Luther Jr. (1929-1968) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Book signed Date: 1963 Pagination: 1 v. : 178 p. ; 21.6 x 14.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Published by Harper and Row. Inscription to Harris, publicity director of Harper & Row, states "In appreciation for all you have done in helping Why We Cant Wait to move forward." Illustrated with photographs. Text advocates using nonviolent protest to obtain civil rights, and explains why he believes 1963 has been a time ripe for change in America. Considers many of the social, political and cultural forces he sees influencing the simultaneous eruption of civil rights protest across America. Duplicate of GLC05824.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Harris, Stuart, fl. 1863

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil RightsAfrican American AuthorAfrican American History

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