Suggested Readings, Audio-Visual Materials, and On-Line Resources
Arsenault, Raymond. Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Barber, Lucy G. Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.
Belknap, Michal R. Federal Law and Southern Order: Racial Violence and Constitutional Conflict in the Post-Brown South. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995.
Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988.
Carson, Clayborne. In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s. rev. ed. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995.
Chen, Anthony S. The Fifth Freedom: Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009.
Dittmer, John. Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1994.
Forman, James. The Making of Black Revolutionaries: A Personal Account. New York: Macmillan, 1972.
Garrow, David J. Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. New York: William Morrow, 1986.
Halberstam, David. The Children. New York: Fawcett, 1998.
Hogan, Wesley C. Many Minds, One Heart: SNCC’s Dream for a New America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.
King, Mary. Freedom Song: A Personal Story of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. New York: William Morrow, 1987.
Lawson, Steven F. Black Ballots: Voting Rights in the South 1944-1969. New York: Columbia University Press, 1976.
Lee, Taeku. Mobilizing Public Opinion: Black Insurgency and Racial Attitudes in the Civil Rights Era. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Lewis, John, and Michael D’Orso. Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Pauley, Garth E. “John Lewis’s ‘Serious Revolution: Rhetoric, Resistance, and Revision at the ‘March on Washington.'” Quarterly Journal of Speech 84 (1998): 320-340.
Ritter, Kurt, and Garth E. Pauley. “John Robert Lewis.” In African American Orators: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook, edited by Richard W. Leeman, pp. 226-238. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1996.
Viorst, Milton. Fire in the Streets: America in the 1960s. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979.
Zinn, Howard. SNCC: The New Abolitionists. Boston: Beacon, 1964.
DeVinney, James A., and Callie Crossley. “No Easy Walk,” episode 2. Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965. Boston, MA: WGBH, 1987. Video Recording.
Martin, Philip. The ’63 March: Going to D.C. Boston, MA: WGBH, 2003. Radio Program, http://www.prx.org/pieces/181-the-63-march-going-to-d-c.
U.S. Information Agency. March on Washington, 1963. Washington: National Archives, 2008. Video Recording.
Hoffman, Davis. “We Can Change the World,” episode 2. Making Sense of the Sixties. Washington: WETA, 1991. Video Recording.
“Behind the March on Washington,” Morning Edition. NPR, http://www.npr.org/news/specials/march40th/part1.html [contains a link to an audio excerpt from Lewis’s speech].
Lewis, John. Interview by Tavis Smiley. Tavis Smiley Show, PBS, http://www.pbs.org/kcet/tavissmiley/archive/200808/20080828_lewis.html.
“March on Washington.” Eyes on the Prize, PBS, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/08_washington.html.
“March on Washington.” Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University, http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_march_on_washington_for_jobs_and_freedom/.
“March on Washington and the Civil Rights Act.” Amistad Digital Resource Center, http://www.amistadresource.org/civil_rights_era/march_and_civil_rights_act.html [contains an excerpt from an earlier draft of Lewis’s speech, wrongfully presented as if these were the words he actually spoke at the March].
“March on Washington with John Lewis.” John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, http://www.jfklibrary.org/NR/rdonlyres/B881B5C6-25E5-4B87-899E-3DB61B151E75/31383/MarchonWashingtonwithLewis.pdf [will download a PDF file of a transcript of a program held at the Kennedy Library from April 14, 2003].