To The Wedding

By: John BERGER

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Whitney Young Jr., 1921 - 1971, was an American civil rights leader. He spent most of his career working to end employment discrimination in the United States and turning the National Urban League from a relatively passive civil rights organization into one that aggressively worked for equitable access to socioeconomic opportunity for the historically disenfranchised.On March 11, 1971, Whitney Young drowned while swimming with friends in Lagos, Nigeria, where he was attending a conference sponsored by the African-American Institute. President Nixon sent a plane to Nigeria to collect Young's body and traveled to Kentucky to deliver the eulogy at Young's funeral.As New pictorial wraps in pictorial white and sepia cardstock slipcase. Unopened original shrinkwrap, signed by author on tipped-in page preceding the title page, 206 pp.

Title: To The Wedding

Author Name: John BERGER

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY, Pantheon Books: 1995

ISBN Number: 0679439811

ISBN Number 13: 9780679439813

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket Issued

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

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