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Standing up to the Madness Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times

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ISBN-10: 1401322883

ISBN-13: 9781401322885

Edition: 2008

Authors: Amy Goodman, David Goodman

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The award-winning journalists and authors of "The Exception to the Rulers" and "Static" return with this revolutionary work that celebrates the ordinary heroes who have stood up, often at great risk, to defend democracy and change America for the better.
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 5/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Amy Goodman is a broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. Goodman is also the host of Democracy Now!, an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and the Internet. Goodman graduated from Radcliffe College in 1984 with a degree in anthropology. She was news director of Pacifica Radio station WBAI in New York City for over a decade when she co-founded Democracy Now! The War and Peace Report in 1996. Amy Goodman is the author of several books: The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them (2004); Static: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People who Fight Back…    

Acknowledgments
Introduction: "We Will not be Silent"
Standing up to the Madness
Turning Point: The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Reclaiming Common Ground
T Is for Terrorist
Librarians Unbound
Science Under Siege
Turning Point: The Pentagon Papers
Some Don't Like It Hot
Psychologists in Denial
Students Standing Up
Turning Point: The Soweto Uprising
Voices in Conflict
Justice in Jena
Soldiers of Conscience
Turning Point: The GI Movement
Peace Warriors
Conclusion: "We are the Leaders we have been waiting for"
Notes
Index