The Resource Letter from Birmingham jail, Martin Luther King, Jr, (electronic resource)

Letter from Birmingham jail, Martin Luther King, Jr, (electronic resource)

Label
Letter from Birmingham jail
Title
Letter from Birmingham jail
Statement of responsibility
Martin Luther King, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
April 16th. The year is 1963. Birmingham, Alabama has had a spring of non-violent protests known as the Birmingham Campaign, seeking to draw attention to the segregation against blacks by the city government and downtown retailers. The organizers longed to create a non-violent tension so severe that the powers that be would be forced to address the rampant racism head on. Recently arrested was Martin Luther King, Jr.. It is there in that jail cell that he writes this letter; on the margins of a newspaper he pens this defense of non-violence against segregation. His accusers, though many, in this case were not the white racist leaders or retailers he protested against, but 8 black men who saw him as "other" and as too extreme. To them and to the world he defended the notion that "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere"
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-1968
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Martin Luther
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Dion Graham
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Graham, Dion
  • hoopla digital
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  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
  • Civil disobedience
  • Nonviolence
  • Birmingham (Ala.)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Letter from Birmingham jail, Martin Luther King, Jr, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11497208
Dimensions
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (51 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781610457491
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11497208
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Letter from Birmingham jail, Martin Luther King, Jr, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11497208
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (51 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781610457491
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11497208
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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