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While the world watched : a Birmingham bombing survivor comes of age during the civil rights movement / Carolyn Maull McKinstry with Denise George.

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Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
BIOGRAPHY BIO MCKINSTR
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Clayton County Library System:
      Forest Park Branch
STACKS 976.1 MCKINSTRY, CAROLYN MAULL
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STACKS 976.1 MCKINSTRY, CAROLYN MAULL
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      Jonesboro Branch
STACKS 976.1 MCKINSTRY, CAROLYN MAULL
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      Lovejoy Branch
STACKS 976.1 MCKINSTRY, CAROLYN MAULL
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      Morrow Branch
STACKS 976.1 MCKINSTRY, CAROLYN MAULL
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      Blakely-Maddox Memorial Library
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      Griffin-Spalding County Library
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      Locust Grove Public Library
Adult 976.1781063 MCKINS
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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781414336367
  • ISBN: 1414336365
  • Physical Description: xvi, 301 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: [Carol Stream, Ill.] : Tyndale House Publishers, ©2011.

Contents / Notes

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-301).
Contents:
Introduction -- Timeline -- Too great a burden to bear -- Highway in and halfway out -- Strong one -- Bomb heard 'round the world -- Life is but a vapor -- Four little coffins -- Aftermath -- World was silent -- "It's time!" -- D-day -- Double D-day -- Most dangerous racist in America -- Battle continues -- Servant, heal thyself -- Bombingham -- Will the violence ever end? -- Deaths of the dreamers -- Je-Romeo -- Turning points -- First arrest -- Back to Birmingham -- Calling -- Cherry trial -- Epilogue -- Sample Jim Crow laws -- Letter from Barack Obama to the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church.
Summary, etc.:
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 Watched is 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 Watched is an incredible testament to how far we've come and how far we have yet to go.
Subject: McKinstry, Carolyn Maull, 1948-
16th Street Baptist Church Bombing, Birmingham, Ala., 1963.
Civil rights movements > Alabama > Birmingham > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Alabama > Birmingham > Biography.
Birmingham (Ala.) > Social conditions.
Birmingham (Ala.) > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.
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