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  • THE BLACK AMERICAN AND THE PRESS. by Lyle, Jack, editor. Gunnar Myrdal, Ralph McGill, Armistead S. Pride, Hodding Carter III, Minoru Omori, Francesco Gozzano, Werner Imhoof, Beverlee Bruce, Charles Evers, and others, contributors.
    Lyle, Jack, editor. Gunnar Myrdal, Ralph McGill, Armistead S. Pride, Hodding Carter III, Minoru Omori, Francesco Gozzano, Werner Imhoof, Beverlee Bruce, Charles Evers, and others, contributors.
    THE BLACK AMERICAN AND THE PRESS.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, (1968). First edition - "A hard hitting examination of the effect of coverage by the news media on the civil rights movement." Papers from a symposium presented in July 1967 at UCLA - topics range from Martin Luther King to the Watts riots, the Vietnam War, and African American reporters. Contributors include Gunnar Myrdal, John Caughey, Ralph McGill, Armistead S. Pride, Hodding Carter III, Karl Fleming, Jack Jones, Charles Gibson, Minoru Omori, Francesco Gozzano, Werner Imhoof, Ingmar Lindmarker, Beverlee Bruce, Charles Evers, Tommy Jacquette, and Ray Williams. Index. xviii, 86 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated covers with a photograph of Charles Evers on the front.

    Book ID: 62780
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  • LITTLE SCARLET. by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    LITTLE SCARLET.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Easy Rawlins mystery, set in Los Angeles in 1965 at the height of the Watts riots. SIGNED on the title page. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-316-073032.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket. (light crease to flap of dj)

    Book ID: 38228
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  • Wyatt, David.
    FIVE FIRES: Race, Catastrophe and the Shaping of California.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Addison-Wesley, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Beginning with the accidental introduction of wild oats by the Spanish, Wyatt uses catastrophic happenings to analyze the history of California: the gold rush, the 1906 earthquake, the post-WWII defense-industry boom, and the 1965 Watts riot. Illustrated, notes, bibliography, index. 288 pages. ISBN: 0-201-144794.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 22890
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