An Idea Whose Time Has Come

An Idea Whose Time Has Come

A top Washington journalist recounts the dramatic political battle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the law that created modern America, on the fiftieth anniversary of its passage

It was a turbulent time in America—a time of sit-ins, freedom rides, a March on Washington and a governor standing in the schoolhouse door—when John F. Kennedy sent Congress a bill to bar racial discrimination in employment, education, and public accommodations. Countless civil… (more)

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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (April 01, 2014)

Collection: Henry Holt and Co.

Language: English


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