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Author Berry, Mary Frances.

Title And justice for all : the United States Commission on Civil Rights and the continuing struggle for freedom in America / Mary Frances Berry.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  323 BERRY    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  323.0973 B45    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  323.0973 BER    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  323.0973 BERRY    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  323.0973 BE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 425 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [341]-397) and index.
Contents Prologue -- Responding to the "Negro" protest -- Among friends -- "So glad you finally made it" -- "The dinosaur finally opens one eye" -- Killing the messenger -- Fulfilling the spirit of the law -- "A pocket of renegades" -- Speak first, investigate never -- "Mickey Mouse agency" -- Here you come again -- "You can forget civil rights in this country".
Summary A powerful and inspiring story of the American civil rights movement?a story of change, vision and courage. Change has come to America and one of the ways it happened was through the work of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, formed against all odds in 1957 by President Eisenhower and the Congress.
Subject Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States Commission on Civil Rights.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
ISBN 0307263207
9780307263209
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