Monday January 19 | America in the King Years

January 16, 2009 at 1:20 pm | Posted in Coming Up | 1 Comment

Join us as we revisit a 2006 conversation about Martin Luther King Jr. on the day that we celebrate his birth. Historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author, Taylor Branch has chronicled a narrative history of the Civil Rights movement in America in a trilogy called America in the King Years. We’ll discuss this defining period in our nation’s history.
Taylor Branch– Historian, author of Parting the Waters, Pillar of Fire and At Canaan’s Edge

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  1. On the platform in Wilmington Joe Biden showcased the conductor of 36 years whose son is also a conductor. Biden’s son Beau may soon be Senator from Delaware. So many things run in a rut. I’m so thankful you are not a dry cleaner, Taylor Branch. Thanks for your histories. Thanks for peeking over the side of a deeply worn path of shallow scholarship.

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