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McWhorter, a regular New York Times contributor, focuses on two shattering moments in Birmingham in 1963 that led to "the end of apartheid in America": when "Bull Connor's police dogs and fire hoses" attacked "school age witnesses for justice," and when the Ku Klux Klan bombed the 16th Street Church, killing four black girls. Standing ... AGAINST ALL ODDS Sixty years ago, Europe lay at the feet of Adolf Hitler. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Carry Me Home : Birmingham, Alabama - The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution by Diane McWhorter (2002, Trade Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay! Scopri Carry me Home di Diane McWhorter: spedizione gratuita per i clienti Prime e per ordini a partire da 29€ spediti da Amazon. between Hitler and world domination was the just-appointed Prime Minister Winston Churchill...and a few hundred pilots in the Royal Air Force's Fighter Command. 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