David J. Garrow
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David J. Garrow

David J. Garrow is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who is presently professor of law and history and Distinguished Faculty Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Garrow, who earned his PhD from Duke University, is an acclaimed scholar of the United States' black freedom struggle and reproductive rights movement, as well as of the US Supreme Court. His definitive biography of Martin Luther King Jr., Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, was honored with the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for biography and the seventh-annual Robert F. Kennedy Book Award.

Garrow's other books are Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr.: From ""Solo"" to Memphis, and Liberty and Sexuality: The Right to Privacy and the Making of Roe v. Wade. He also served as a senior adviser to Eyes on the Prize, the award-winning PBS documentary series on the civil rights movement.

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    • Rising Star

    • The Making of Barack Obama
    • By: David Garrow
    • Narrated by: Charles Constant
    • Length: 56 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    David J. Garrow delivers the most compelling and comprehensive biography ever written of Obama in the years preceding his presidency....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Refreshingly Objective Biography

    • By Roman on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $79.86

    • Bearing the Cross

    • Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
    • By: David J. Garrow
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 34 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 95
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    Winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, this is the most comprehensive book ever written about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great but long

    • By Thomas on 04-29-10

    Regular price: $34.96

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