Up to Date
6:00 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

How The Civil Rights Movement Evolved

What started as a few protests and sit-ins evolved into the Civil Rights movement, but how did that happen?

On Thursday's Up to Date, we’ll talk Taylor Branch, a historian who wrote about the 18 key moments that led to the massive movement in The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement.

Taylor Branch is the author of Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63; Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963-65; At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-1968; and The Clinton Tapes. He has won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

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