Eyes On The Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 by Juan Williams

Eyes On The Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965

byJuan WilliamsIntroduction byJulian Bond

Paperback | September 3, 2013

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The 30th-anniversary edition of Juan Williams's celebrated account of the tumultuous early years of the civil rights movement

From the Montgomery bus boycott to the Little Rock Nine to the Selma–Montgomery march, thousands of ordinary people who participated in the American civil rights movement; their stories are told in Eyes on the Prize. From leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., to lesser-known figures such as Barbara Rose John and Jim Zwerg, each man and woman made the decision that somethinghad to be done to stop discrimination. These moving accounts and pictures of the first decade of the civil rights movement are a tribute to the people, black and white, who took part in the fight for justice and the struggle they endured.

About The Author

Juan Williams is an American journalist and a political analyst for Fox News. He also writes for several newspapers including the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal and was a senior news analyst for National Public Radio from 1999 until 2010.Julian Bond is an American social activist, professor, writer, an...

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Title:Eyes On The Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.17 × 7.5 × 0.63 inPublished:September 3, 2013Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143124749

ISBN - 13:9780143124740

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“A fascinating, fast-moving overview.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Skillfully combines written and oral sources with the historical narrative . . . Will be invaluable to students as well as the general reader.” —The Boston Globe