Taylor Branch spent 25 years crafting America in the King Years, a trilogy of popular books about the Civil Rights Movement. The work won him a Pulitzer Prize and cemented his reputation as one of the country's most-respected historians.
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He recently returned to the 2,300-page effort to condense it into a 190-page volume called The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement, now out in paperback.
The book also became an enhanced eBook featuring archival footage of historic interviews and speeches, and was the...