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The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice / Patricia Bell-Scott.

By: Bell-Scott, Patricia.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016Edition: First edition.Description: xix, 454 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780679446521 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0679446524 (hardcover : alk. paper).Other title: Portrait of a friendship, Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice.Subject(s): Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 -- Friends and associates | Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985 -- Friends and associates | Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography | Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography | African American women civil rights workers -- Biography | African American feminists -- Biography | Episcopal Church -- Clergy -- Biography | African American intellectuals -- Biography | Female friendship -- United States | Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985 | Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 | Episcopal Church | African American feminists | African American intellectuals | African American women civil rights workers | Clergy | Female friendship | Friendship | Presidents' spouses | Women social reformers | United StatesGenre/Form: Biography. | Biographies.DDC classification: 973.917092
Contents:
Prelude: Camp Tera -- Taking aim at the White House -- Bumping up against the law, 1940-42 -- Making friends with the First Lady, 1942-44 -- Standing up to life's challenges, 1944-45 -- Fashioning new lives, 1945-52 -- Drawing closer as friends, 1952-55 -- Fighting for a just world, 1956-59 -- Lighting the path for new activists, 1959-62 -- Speaking truth to the end, 1963-85.
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"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-434) and index.

Prelude: Camp Tera -- Taking aim at the White House -- Bumping up against the law, 1940-42 -- Making friends with the First Lady, 1942-44 -- Standing up to life's challenges, 1944-45 -- Fashioning new lives, 1945-52 -- Drawing closer as friends, 1952-55 -- Fighting for a just world, 1956-59 -- Lighting the path for new activists, 1959-62 -- Speaking truth to the end, 1963-85.

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