The Promise and the Dream: The Untold Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. And Robert F. Kennedy

The Promise and the Dream: The Untold Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. And Robert F. Kennedy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781948122269
Publisher: RosettaBooks
Publication date: 04/03/2018
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 218,932
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

David Margolick is a long-time contributing editor at Vanity Fair. Prior to that, for fifteen years he was a legal affairs reporter at the New York Times, where he covered the trials of O.J. Simpson and Lorena Bobbitt, among others, and wrote the weekly “At the Bar” column. His work there was nominated four times for the Pulitzer Prize. He has been a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review, and the Wall Street Journal’s weekly Review section. He is the author of many books, including Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns; Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock; Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink; and Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Author's Note 9

Foreword Douglas Brinkley 15

Introduction David Margolick 23

1 History Would Keep Them Together 37

2 Look the Enemy in the Eye 67

3 The Face of Courage 93

4 The Unkindest Cut 119

5 The Meeting 145

6 As Old as the Scriptures 165

7 The Least Worst Thing 193

8 How Long? Not Long! 213

9 Ripple of Hope 235

10 A Fine Pair 263

11 Change Would Come 279

12 The Political Equation 299

13 What They Did To Jack 317

14 There Were No Words 353

Bibliography 395

Credits 398

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