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Title
Paul Robeson Paul Robeson :
Type
Text
Genre Form
biographies
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
plates
Geographic Coverage
United States
Classification
LCC: E185.97.R63 G66 2013 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 782.0092 full
DDC: B full
Identified By
Lccn: 2013362459
Summary
Documents the African-American singer's achievements as both a performer and a political activist who vocally supported civil rights throughout the world, risking his career to raise awareness.
Table Of Contents
Preface : in the presence of greatness
Introduction : being Paul Robeson, becoming radical
pt. I. Europe 1949. Postwar Britain
Peace talks in the Salle Pleyel
Garbled words
Legal lynching, Jersey style
pt. II. New York and Washington, D.C., 1949. Strike two
Like a duck
I am a radical
Peekskill
pt. III. Jim Crow's world. Strike three
But not out
Lynching, Southern style
pt. IV. Passport control. The longest undefended border
A political meddler
A cruel, criminal libel
You are the un-Americans
pt. V. Let Robeson go. Kent v. Dulles
Telling America's story
Free at last?
The final tour
Epilogue : freedomways.
Authorized Access Point
Goodman, Jordan. Paul Robeson