The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights, Russell Freedman
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The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights

Author: Russell Freedman

Narrator: Sharon Washington

Unabridged: 2 hr 20 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Recorded Books

Published: 05/16/2005

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage

Ages: 10 - UP

Synopsis

Winner of the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, The Voice That Challenged a Nation is an inspiring biography. In the 1930s, black singer Marian Anderson was not allowed to perform at Constitution Hall. But with help from Eleanor Roosevelt, Anderson staged an amazing concert at the Lincoln Memorial and became an activist for civil rights.

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