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Like A Mighty Stream: The March On Washington

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The March on Washington, one of the most significant public events of the 20th century, is remembered in this amazing book that details the defining moment of the Civil Rights Movement. On August 28, 1963, people from all walks of life and socioeconomic backgrounds, races and religions came together to support a national civil rights initiative. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.' ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published October 7th 2002 by Running Press (first published October 2002)
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Everydayreader1
Apr 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
August 28, 1963 was a most significant day in the history of the United States. People from all over the country came to Washington D.C. to march for jobs and freedom and to support civil rights legislation. Rich, poor, black, white, male, female, young and old, came together as never before in our history. Patrik Henry Bass chronicles the march on Washington in great detail. He brings together events of the march, itself, the thoughts and actions of some of the participants, and the historical ...more
Salem Abdulkerim
Jan 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Salem Abdulkerim
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"Like A Mighty Stream", The March On Washington by Patrick Henry Bass, is a biography about black people who go on a march to Washington to declare their rights to have freedom once and for all. They had laws that were made by Jim Crow, a white representative, and he would give them laws that would make them get very mad and that would also start to cause alot of violence.

People from Chicago, from Detroit, from Montgomery especially,and other people all over
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Ruth Palmer
Aug 25, 2012 rated it really liked it
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The March On Washington was when Dr. King Jr. did his speech "I Have a Dream".This book helped me understand a little more about the Civil Rights Movement. People from every race/walk of life was apart of this march and it change many life. I ready enjoyed reading this book. Would recommend it to school for and History or English classes and for pleasure reading.
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This is an account of the March on Washington (1963 and before the March on Selma).It was where the I have a Dream speech took place. The book is full of interviews, photos, and eyewitness accounts.
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Feb 26, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Awesome book. Gave me insight into the March on Washington in 1963. Learned a lot.
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