The State of Things
9:52 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-Winner Discusses Definitive Volume On Civil Rights

A conversation with author Taylor Branch

  Taylor Branch's trilogy on Martin Luther King, Jr. -- "The King Years" -- is widely considered the seminal work on one of the 20th century's most important figures. But at 2,300 combined pages, the three volumes can be a bit daunting for even the most interested reader.

The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement
Credit taylorbranch.com

So Branch has condensed them into a new book: "The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement" (Simon & Schuster/2013). Host Frank Stasio discusses MLK's life and legacy with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch.

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