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Author Shachtman, Tom, 1942-

Title Airlift to America : how Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African students changed their world and ours / Tom Shachtman ; [foreword by Harry Belafonte].

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  378.1 SHACHTMAN    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  378.198 SHACHTMAN    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  378.1 SHACHTMAN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  378.198 SH    Missing
Edition First edition.
Description x, 273 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-259) and index.
Contents Foreword / Harry Belafonte -- Prologue / Iowa and Kogelo -- Cold War and moral crusades -- American labor and the rise of Tom Mboya -- Alliance formed -- The Harambee kids -- The college experience -- Crisis time : Kennedy vs. Nixon on the airlifts -- The airlift and the presidential election of 1960 -- Care and feeding -- A logical evolution.
Subject College students -- Africa, East -- History -- 20th century.
African American Students Foundation.
United States -- Relations -- Africa, East.
Africa, East -- Relations -- United States.
ISBN 9780312570750
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