It Was Like a Fever: Storytelling in Protest and Politics
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It Was Like a Fever: Storytelling in Protest and Politics

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Activists and politicians have long recognized the power of a good story to move people to action. In early 1960 four black college students sat down at a whites-only lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, and refused to leave. Within a month sit-ins spread to thirty cities in seven states. Student participants told stories of impulsive, spontaneous action—this despi...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by University Of Chicago Press
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