Author Andrew DeRoche begins his study of Young by looking at his formative years as a top assistant to Martin Luther King in the 1960s. It was during this period that Young developed his philosophy and his tactics. Young was committed to working for racial justice around the globe, and he was willing to meet with all sides in any conflict.
About the Author
Andrew J. DeRoche teaches history at Front Range Community College in Longmont, Colorado. He is the author of Black, White, and Chrome: The United States and Zimbabwe, 1953-1998 (2001).
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Chronology Chapter 3 From New Orleans to New York, 1932-1960 Chapter 4 Civil Rights in a Global Context, 1961-1969 Chapter 5 Taking King's Vision to Congress, 1969-1976 Chapter 6 Helping Carter with Human Rights and Africa, 1976-1978 Chapter 7 Triumphs and Tribulations, 1978-1980 Chapter 8 Atlanta's Globetrotting Mayor, 1981-1989 Chapter 9 Private-Sector Diplomat, 1990-2000 Chapter 10 Conclusion Chapter 11 Bibliographical Essay Chapter 12 Index
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A substantial contribution to our understanding of the complex and often frustrating interactions between race, civil rights, and U.S. foreign policy in the post-World War II period.
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