Alabama V. King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Criminal Trial That Launched the Civil Rights Movement David Fisher

Alabama V. King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Criminal Trial That Launched the Civil Rights Movement

Author: David Fisher
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Book Title
Alabama V. King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Criminal Trial That Launched the Civil Rights Movement
Author
David Fisher
ISBN
9781335475190
The defense lawyer for Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, the Selma marchers, and other civil rights heroes reveals the true story of the historic trial that made Dr. King a national hero. Fred D. Gray was just twenty-four years old when he became the defense lawyer for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a young minister who had become the face of the bus boycott that had rocked the city of in Montgomery, Alabama. In this incredible history, Gray takes us behind the scenes of that landmark case, including such unforgettable moments as: *Martin Luther King's courageous response to a bomb threat on his own home*Poignant, searing testimony that exposed the South's racist systems to an worldwide audience*The conspiracy to destroy Gray's career and draft him into the Vietnam War*The unforgettable moment when a Supreme Court ruling brought the courtroom to a halt Alabama v. King captures a pivotal moment in the fight for quality, from the eyes of the lawyer who Dr. King called " "the brilliant young leader who later became the chief counsel for the protest movement."Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: David Fisher, Dan AbramsPublisher: Hanover Square PressPublished: 05/24/2022ISBN: 9781335475190Pages: 384Weight: 1.04lbsSize: 9.25h x 6.13w x 1.19dReview Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 01/01/2022 pg. 21
The defense lawyer for Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, the Selma marchers, and other civil rights heroes reveals the true story of the historic trial that made Dr. King a national hero.

Fred D. Gray was just twenty-four years old when he became the defense lawyer for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a young minister who had become the face of the bus boycott that had rocked the city of in Montgomery, Alabama. In this incredible history, Gray takes us behind the scenes of that landmark case, including such unforgettable moments as:

*Martin Luther King's courageous response to a bomb threat on his own home
*Poignant, searing testimony that exposed the South's racist systems to an worldwide audience
*The conspiracy to destroy Gray's career and draft him into the Vietnam War
*The unforgettable moment when a Supreme Court ruling brought the courtroom to a halt

Alabama v. King captures a pivotal moment in the fight for quality, from the eyes of the lawyer who Dr. King called " "the brilliant young leader who later became the chief counsel for the protest movement."


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: David Fisher, Dan Abrams
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
Published: 05/24/2022
ISBN: 9781335475190
Pages: 384
Weight: 1.04lbs
Size: 9.25h x 6.13w x 1.19d

Review Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 01/01/2022 pg. 21
The defense lawyer for Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, the Selma marchers, and other civil rights heroes reveals the true story of the historic trial that made Dr. King a national hero.

Fred D. Gray was just twenty-four years old when he became the defense lawyer for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a young minister who had become the face of the bus boycott that had rocked the city of in Montgomery, Alabama. In this incredible history, Gray takes us behind the scenes of that landmark case, including such unforgettable moments as:

*Martin Luther King's courageous response to a bomb threat on his own home
*Poignant, searing testimony that exposed the South's racist systems to an worldwide audience
*The conspiracy to destroy Gray's career and draft him into the Vietnam War
*The unforgettable moment when a Supreme Court ruling brought the courtroom to a halt

Alabama v. King captures a pivotal moment in the fight for quality, from the eyes of the lawyer who Dr. King called " "the brilliant young leader who later became the chief counsel for the protest movement."


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: David Fisher, Dan Abrams
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
Published: 05/24/2022
ISBN: 9781335475190
Pages: 384
Weight: 1.04lbs
Size: 9.25h x 6.13w x 1.19d

Review Citations: Library Journal Prepub Alert 01/01/2022 pg. 21