Taylor Branch on The King Years

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The Civil Rights era still reverberates in national politics, and Taylor Branch tells the stories of everyday heroes who achieved miracles and yet poignantly fell short. His book The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement brings to life 18 pivotal dramas, from the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott to Martin Luther King’s assassination.


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