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The Resource Selma to Saigon : the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War, Daniel S. Lucks

Selma to Saigon : the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War, Daniel S. Lucks

Label
Selma to Saigon : the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War
Title
Selma to Saigon
Title remainder
the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
Daniel S. Lucks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The civil rights and anti-Vietnam War movements were the two greatest protests of twentieth-century America. The dramatic escalation of U.S. involvement in Vietnam in 1965 took precedence over civil rights legislation, which had dominated White House and congressional attention during the first half of the decade. The two issues became intertwined on January 6, 1966, when the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) became the first civil rights organization to formally oppose the war, protesting the injustice of drafting African Americans to fight for the freedom of the South Vietnamese people when they were still denied basic freedoms at home. This book explores the impact of the Vietnam War on the national civil rights movement. Before the war gained widespread attention, the New Left, the SNCC, and the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) worked together to create a biracial alliance with the potential to make significant political and social gains in Washington. Contention over the war, however, exacerbated preexisting generational and ideological tensions that undermined the coalition, and here the author analyzes the causes and consequences of this disintegration. This powerful narrative illuminates the effects of the Vietnam War on the lives of leaders such as Whitney Young Jr., Stokely Carmichael, Roy Wilkins, Bayard Rustin, and Martin Luther King Jr., as well as other activists who faced the threat of the military draft along with race-related discrimination and violence. Providing new insights into the evolution of the civil rights movement, this book fills a significant gap in the literature about one of the most tumultuous periods in American history
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1962-
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Lucks, Daniel S.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • King, Martin Luther
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Cold War
  • United States
  • War and society
  • Noirs américains
  • Mouvements des droits de l'homme
  • Guerre du Viêt-nam, 1961-1975
  • Guerre froide
  • États-Unis
  • Guerre et société
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Race relations
  • Social aspects
  • War and society
  • United States
  • Schwarze
  • Bürgerrechtsbewegung
  • Ost-West-Konflikt
  • Vietnamkrieg
  • Afro-amerikaner
  • Kalla kriget
  • Medborgarrättsrörelser
Label
Selma to Saigon : the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War, Daniel S. Lucks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-346) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Cold War and the long civil rights movement -- African Americans and the long Cold War thaw, 1954-1965 -- Vietnam and civil rights: the great diversion, 1965 -- The Vietnam War and Black Power: the deepening divide, 1966 -- Dr. King's painful dilemma -- The second coming of Martin Luther King Jr., 1966-1968 -- Moderates and the Vietnam War: all the way with LBJ
Control code
858901781
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780813145075
Lccn
2013050472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 651
Other control number
  • 9780813145075
  • 40023551654
  • 40023557045
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)858901781
Label
Selma to Saigon : the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War, Daniel S. Lucks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Cold War and the long civil rights movement -- African Americans and the long Cold War thaw, 1954-1965 -- Vietnam and civil rights: the great diversion, 1965 -- The Vietnam War and Black Power: the deepening divide, 1966 -- Dr. King's painful dilemma -- The second coming of Martin Luther King Jr., 1966-1968 -- Moderates and the Vietnam War: all the way with LBJ
Control code
858901781
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780813145075
Lccn
2013050472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 651
Other control number
  • 9780813145075
  • 40023551654
  • 40023557045
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)858901781

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