“Kennedy and King”

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Filed in "Kennedy and King" by on April 17, 2017

In January 1963, African Americans earnestly hoped in vain for decisive federal action to mark the 100th anniversary of Lincoln’s signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, action giving belated substance to Lincoln’s promissory note. Levingston here recounts the story of how those cruelly disappointed hopes surged anew just five months later when . . .

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Filed in "Kennedy and King" by on April 14, 2017

Levingston (Little Demon in the City of Light), nonfiction book editor at the Washington Post, comprehensively evaluates the antagonistic interplay of Martin Luther King Jr. and President John F. Kennedy during the civil rights movement.

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