Becoming King

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Becoming King

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader

By Troy Jackson; Clayborne Carson (Introduction by)

University Press of Kentucky, Hardcover, 9780813125206, 248pp.

Publication Date: November 14, 2008



About the Author
Troy Jackson is an editor of "The Papers of Martin Luther King Jr., Volume VI: Advocate of the Social Gospel, September 1948-March 1963. "After receiving his Ph.D. at the University of Kentucky, he became Senior Pastor at University Christian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio.


Clayborne Carson, Palo Alto, California, is professor of history and founding director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford University. He is also the author of "In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s".