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TV exposes brutality on the Selma March

Smith-Llera, Danielle
"On-point historical photographs combined with strong narration bring the story of the civil rights marches to life. Kids will learn about the way in which Southern States kept African Americans from voting and the history that led to nonviolent civil rights marches to fight for the right to vote guaranteed by the Constitution. As an added bonus, readers will learn about how this played out on TV and galvanized the civil rights movement, leading to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Seeing the brutality on TV turned the fight for voting rights in the South into a national cause. Accompanying video will show readers what viewers saw at the time"--

Ages: 10 to 12.|||Grades: 4 to 6.|||juvenile

by Danielle Smith-Llera.

Includes bibliographical references and index.
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