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    Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years

    Mr. Branch talked about his new book, Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65, published by Simon and Schuster. This is the second in a three-volume work on the civil rights…

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    In Depth with Taylor Branch

    Taylor Branch talked about his life, his writing, and his interest in telling the story of the civil rights movement through the lens of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life. He responded to…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Progressive Movement

    Panelists talked about the history of the progressive movement in the democratic era. They discussed the pressure that the movement led by Martin Luther King, Jr., put on elected officials…

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    Montgomery Bus Boycott Legacy

    Participants talked about the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955-1956, the history of the civil rights movement, and previewed an HBO production on the boycott. Following their remarks they…

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    A Conversation with Taylor Branch

    Tavis Smiley, author of Keeping the Faith: Stories of Love, Courage, Healing, and Hope from Black America, talks with Taylor Branch, author of At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years,…

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    Martin Luther King Impact

    Reverend Wyatt Walker talked about Dr. Martin Luther King’s impact on segregation, the right to vote, and international issues. Then several discussants made their own observations on the…

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    From Segregation to the Underclass

    Pulitzer Prize winning author Taylor Branch held a lecture at the National Archives titled "From Segregation to the Underclass: Cycles of Movement History". He answered audience questions.

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