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Description - Birmingham 1963 by ,Shelley Tougas

In May 1963 news photographer Charles Moore was on hand to document the Children's Crusade, a civil rights protest. But the photographs he took that day did more than document an event; they helped change history. His photograph of a trio of African-American teenagers being slammed against a building by a blast of water from a fire hose was especially powerful. The image of this brutal treatment turned Americans into witnesses at a time when hate and prejudice were on trial. It helped rally the civil rights movement and energized the public, making civil rights a national problem needing a national solution. And it paved the way for Congress to finally pass laws to give citizens equal rights regardless of the color of their skin.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780756544461
ISBN-10: 0756544467
Format: Paperback
Pages: 64
Imprint: Compass Point Books
Publisher: Compass Point Books
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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