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Walking with Presidents: Louis Martin and the Rise of Black Political Power

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For the first time, the story of Louis Martin's life is told. Walking with Presidents traces the career of an African American who rose from crusading journalist to preeminent presidential advisor and civil rights liaison in the Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter administrations. Martin was the consummate insider, unconcerned about who got credit for his work so long as he could ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published April 25th 1997 by Madison Books (first published 1997)
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Roger Wood
Louis Martin, in many ways, was the most influential figure of the Civil Rights Movement in the White House. His delicate diplomacy was invaluable to the more pubic initiatives of the Movement.

His story needed to be told, and many current politicians need to better understand his philosophy and contributions.
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