This Is the Day

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This Is the Day

The March on Washington

By Leonard Freed; Michael Eric Dyson; Paul Farber (Afterword by)

J. Paul Getty Museum, Hardcover, 9781606061213, 128pp.

Publication Date: February 5, 2013



About the Author
Leonard Freed (American, 1929 2006) was a pioneer in the genre of socially conscious photojournalism. Freed s photographs are represented in many public and private collections. His book "Black in White America, " first published in 1967/68, was reissued by Getty Publications in 2010. Julian Bond helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and is currently professor of history at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Michael Eric Dyson is a professor of sociology at Georgetown University and the author of sixteen books, including "April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr. s Death and How It Changed America "(Basic Civitas Books, 2008). Paul Farber is currently completing his doctorate in American studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor."