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Resource ID: #18615
Subject: Civil Rights
Source: Simon & Schuster
Date: March



The book tells a narrative history of the civil rights struggles in Birmingham, Alabama, focusing especially on the bombing of a church that killed four little girls. Using FOIA'd documents and interviews, McWhorter is able to show the FBI's complicity and involvement in racial violence and the Ku Klux Klan, police involvement in the bombing of Martin Luther King's hotel, and Commissioner Bull Connor's and church bomber Robert Chambliss.

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