While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age During the Civil Rights Movement
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McKinstry, Carolyn Paperback

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 restroom she had...+

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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 restroom 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.


Publisher    TYNDALE HOUSE
Format    Paperback
Language    English
Publication Date    09/01/2013
Abridged    No
Large Print    No
Pages    301
Width    5.5
Height    1
Length    8.2
Units    1
EAN    9781414336374
Author    McKinstry, Carolyn
With    George, Denise

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