Series: Bending Toward JusticeThe Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil RightsHardcoverDoug Jones9781250201447$38.99POLITICAL SCIENCE Mar 05, 2019
The story of the decades-long fight to bring justice to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, culminating in Sen. Doug Jones' prosecution of the last living bombers.On September 15, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed. The blast killed four young girls and injured twenty-two others. The FBI suspected four particularly radical Ku Klux Klan members. Yet due to reluctant witnesses, a lack of physical evidence, and pervasive racial prejudice the case was closed without any indictments.But as Marti... + Read More
Series: Truth in Our TimesInside the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative FactsHardcoverDavid E. McCraw9781250184429$37.99POLITICAL SCIENCE Mar 12, 2019
David E. McCraw recounts his experiences as the top newsroom lawyer for theNew York Times during the most turbulent era for journalism in generations.In October 2016, when Donald Trump's lawyer demanded thatThe New York Times retract an article focused on two women that accused Trump of touching them inappropriately, David McCraw's scathing letter of refusal went viral and he became a hero of press freedom everywhere. But as you'll see inTruth in Our Times, for the top newsroom lawyer at the paper of record, it was just another day at the offic... + Read More
Series: Called to ServeLearning to Lead in War and PeaceHardcoverSeth Moulton9781250154620$37.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Dec 25, 2020
Marine veteran and Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton recounts his experiences in Iraq and on Capitol Hill, and calls for a program of national service to bring Americans together again.Seth Moulton grew up in Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard, but he didn’t follow his classmates to Wall Street; he joined the U.S. Marine Corps, a choice that shocked his liberal friends and family.Like most Marines, Moulton signed up to prove something to himself. But discussions with his mentor, the Rev. Peter Gomes, about the importance of service to country ... + Read More
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