The gift of chaos; decades of American discontent

New York: Oxford University Press, 1977. ix, 249p. first edition, chipped dj.

One of the great heroes of the struggle for civil rights in the 20th century, Hedgeman (1899-1990) details four decades of the fight; she served as the only woman on the Executive Committee for the 1963 March on Washington, helping create the interfaith leadership that spearheaded the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights bill, and fought for the inclusion of women as speakers at the rally that concluded the March. *Smith, 483-5.

Cat.No: 55122

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