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While the World Watched

Carolyn Maull Mckinstry
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Carolyn Maull Mckinstry
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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.

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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.
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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.

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  • Catalogue Code 362518
  • Product Code 9781414352992
  • ISBN 1414352999
  • EAN 9781414352992
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Tyndale House
  • Publication Date Feb 2011
  • Sales Rank #64128
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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