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Idea Whose Time Has Come Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act Of 1964

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ISBN-10: 0805096728

ISBN-13: 9780805096729

Edition: 2014

Authors: Todd S. Purdum

List price: $30.00
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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 passageIt 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 rights measures had died on Capitol Hill in the past. But this one was different because, as one influential senator put it, it was “an idea whose time has come.”In a powerful narrative layered with revealing detail, Todd S. Purdum…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication date: 4/1/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English