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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 31, 2013

Graphic Novel Depicts John Lewis’ ‘March’ Toward Justice

By Sandhya Dirks

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A page from the comic book, "March."  It is a vivid first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights.

John Lewis is the only person to have spoken at the 1963 March on Washington who is still alive. He was just 23 years old when he addressed the crowd of more than 200,000 at the Lincoln Memorial 50 years ago.




NPR - Illinois Public Media News - August 26, 2013

New Salinger Books Will Arrive In 2015, Authors Say

By Bill Chappell

J.D. Salinger

A stream of fiction and stories written by reclusive author J.D. Salinger will be published between 2015 and 2020, according to a new biography about the writer of The Catcher in the Rye, who died in 2010. Some of the books will reportedly revisit beloved Salinger characters such as Holden Caulfield.

Categories: Books and Reading, History





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