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NPR American Chronicles: Civil Rights

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It wasn't that long ago that black citizens had to move to the back of the bus. In this stirring collection, NPR tells stories large and small: of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, and the March on Washington; of Pullman porters, an invaluable green book, and women who baked pies to support the Montgomery bus boycott. Personal recollections and historical accounts paint vivid pictures of individuals and events that transformed a nation. Contents: Introduction by Michele Norris Rosa Parks The Club from Nowhere: Cooking for Civil Rights 'The Forgotten Hero' of the Civil Rights Movement The First Civil Rights Bus Boycott Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin Former Pullman Porter Subtly Confronted Racism 'Green Book' Helped African Americans Travel Safely Jim Crow: Blacks Survived with Dignity The Power of Pictures in the Struggle for Civil Rights Emmett Till and the Impact of Images Mahalia Jackson: Voice of the Civil Rights Movement Wallace in the Schoolhouse Door Breaking the Color Barrier Sound Vault: The Civil Rights Act Mississippi 1964: Civil Rights and Unrest James Farmer and the Freedom Summer Freedom Riders Rep. John Lewis on Prosecuting the Past The Legacy of Medgar Evers Julian Bond Remembers Looking Back to Hear Malcolm X Dorothy Height Sees Dream Come True Radio History: March on Washington Recalled Remembering King and the 'Fierce Urgency of Now' Martin Luther King, 'At Canaan's Edge'

Language:

English

Narrators:

Michele Norris

Length:

3h 1m


Chapters

Free Sample

00:55

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:22


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:29


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:48


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:58


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:10


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:47


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:16


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:04


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:28


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:26


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

12:20


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:17


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:32


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:33


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

10:42


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:56


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:48


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:19


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:37


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

12:36


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:12


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

12:11