Robert F. Kennedy and the shaping of civil rights, 1960-1964 (eBook, 2013) [University of Washington Libraries]
skip to content
Robert F. Kennedy and the shaping of civil rights, 1960-1964 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Robert F. Kennedy and the shaping of civil rights, 1960-1964

Author: Philip A Goduti
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This book explores how the Kennedy brothers and civil rights leaders, such as Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis and James Meredith, pushed for change at a critical time in the civil rights movement. It explores Robert Kennedy's role in key events including Freedom Rides (1961), Ole Miss crisis (1962), and Birmingham campaign and March on Washington (1963)"--Provided by publisher.
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goduti, Philip A., 1974-
Robert F. Kennedy and the shaping of civil rights, 1960-1964.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2013
(DLC) 2012040187
Named Person: Robert F Kennedy; Robert F Kennedy
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip A Goduti
ISBN: 1476600872 9781476600871
OCLC Number: 1045303193
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Prologue: 1950s: "A new generation of Americans" --
1960: finding a voice: the campaign --
Sit-ins, the Kennedys and King --
The New Frontier --
"We few, we happy few" --
1961: action: freedom rides and the vote --
Soldiers for justice --
CORE and the freedom rides --
SNCC: getting to Montgomery --
First Baptist Church --
Mississippi --
Striving for full equality --
1962: conflict: Ole Miss --
Martin and Bobby --
"Hello, Governor" --
Leading to confrontation --
Enter JFK --
Inside the White House; riot at Ole Miss --
1963: beginnings: Alabama, the Civil Rights Act and the March --
The Kennedy brothers --
King and Birmingham --
Crimson tide: George Wallace and Robert Kennedy --
Marching orders --
Epilogue: 1964: Bobby and Ted.
Responsibility: Philip A. Goduti, Jr.

Abstract:

"This book explores how the Kennedy brothers and civil rights leaders, such as Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis and James Meredith, pushed for change at a critical time in the civil rights movement. It explores Robert Kennedy's role in key events including Freedom Rides (1961), Ole Miss crisis (1962), and Birmingham campaign and March on Washington (1963)"--Provided by publisher.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.