Nobody Turn Me Around

A People's History of the 1963 March on Washington

by Charles Euchner

Hardcover, 226 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 | purchase

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Nobody Turn Me Around
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In a book that draws on oral histories of more than 100 participants, the author offers a behind-the-scenes look at the historic 1963 March on Washington that culminated in Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, revealing Malcolm X's secret vow to help the march, despite mocking it publicly; how King really wrote his speech; and much more.

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Aug. 28, 1963: Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators walk down Constitution Avenue during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. In his new book Nobody Turn Me Around, Charles Euchner chronicles the peaceful civil rights demonstration though the stories of people who were there. Hulton Archive/Hulton Archive hide caption

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