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While the World Watched A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age During the Civil Rights Movement

ISBN-10: 1414336365
ISBN-13: 9781414336367
Edition: 2011
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Description: On September 15, 1963, a Klan-planted bomb went off in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Fourteen-year-old Carolyn Maull was just a few feet away when the bomb exploded, killing four of her friends in the girl's rest room she  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date: 2/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

On September 15, 1963, a Klan-planted bomb went off in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Fourteen-year-old Carolyn Maull was just a few feet away when the bomb exploded, killing four of her friends in the girl's rest room she had just exited. It was one of the seminal moments in the Civil Rights movement, a sad day in American history . . . and the turning point in a young girl's life. While the World Watchedis a poignant and gripping eyewitness account of life in the Jim Crow South-from the bombings, riots and assassinations to the historic marches and triumphs that characterized the Civil Rights movement. A uniquely moving exploration of how racial relations have evolved over the past 5 decades, While the World Watchedis an incredible testament to how far we've come and how far we have yet to go.

Denise George is the author of 27 books. She is the co-founder and co-teacher (with author Carolyn Tomlin) of the popular writing-to-publish seminars:nbsp; Boot Camp for Christian Writers . She speaks frequently at seminaries, colleges, churches, and retreats.nbsp;Her husband, Dr. Timothy George, is founding Dean of Beeson Divinity School, Samford University. They live in Birmingham, Alabama.nbsp;

Introduction
Timeline
Too Great a Burden to Bear
Halfway In and Halfway Out
The Strong One
The Bomb Heard 'Round the World
Life Is but a Vapor
Four Little Coffins
The Aftermath
The World Was Silent
"It's Time!"
D-day
Double D-day
The Most Dangerous Racist in America
The Battle Continues
Servant, Heal Thyself
Bombingham
Will the Violence Ever End?
The Deaths of the Dreamers
Je-Romeo
Turning Points
The First Arrest
Back to Birmingham
The Calling
The Cherry Trial
Epilogue
Sample Jim Crow Laws
Letter from Barack Obama to the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
Notes

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