The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement

February 28, 2013

Dr. Rex Ellis, associate director of Curatorial Affairs at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, interviews best-selling author Taylor Branch about his latest publication, The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement. The book is an abridged work of his Pulitzer Prize-winning America in the King Years trilogy, which comprises Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-1965; and At Canaan’s Edge America in the King Years 1965-1968.

 

Part 1 (program begins at 55:36)

Part 2