First Class Citizenship The Civil Rights Letters of Jackie Robinson. Michael G. Long.

First Class Citizenship The Civil Rights Letters of Jackie Robinson

Hardcover, New York: Times Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2007. First Edition. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. "Robinson's correspondence is at once immediate, vivid, and revealing. We see him in 1958 chastising President Eisenhower for suggesting that African Americans be 'patient' in their demands for civil rights. 'I respectfully remind you, sir, ' he writes, 'that we have been the most patient of all people....I wondered how we could have self-respect and remain patient considering the treatment accorded us through the years'." Ships same or next business day. Tail edge of spine is bumped. Otherwise in like new conditon. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 359 pages. [Item #61130]

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