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Fri Mar 21 17:15:15 2014 UTClccn-n000427740.00Death of innocence the story of the hate crime that changed America /0.230.92Death of innocence8618184n 000427745309936Benson, ChristopherBenson, Christopher, 1953-Benson, Christopher D.Benson, Christopher D., 1953-lccn-n2003104465Till-Mobley, Mamie-2003lccn-n87906703Till, Emmett1941-1955lccn-n2013034913Whitaker, Charles F.lccn-n87936809Lamb, Brian1941-lccn-n88042020C-SPAN (Television network)np-jackson, rev jesseJackson, Rev. Jesselccn-no2005029861Whitaker, CharlesBenson, Chris1953-FictionPolitical fictionHate crimesMississippiTill, Emmett,African American youth--Crimes againstLynchingTrials (Murder)RacismRace relationsWashington (D.C.)African American women journalistsJournalism--AuthorshipFeature writing--Vocational guidanceFreelance journalismFreelance journalism--Vocational guidanceTill-Mobley, Mamie,Feature writing195320002001200320042005201320141687517364.134HV6465.M715317ocn052208468book20030.23Till-Mobley, MamieDeath of innocence : the story of the hate crime that changed America"Mamie Carthan was an ordinary African-American woman growing up in 1930s Chicago, living under the strong steady influence of her mother's care. She fell in love with and married Louis Till, and while the marriage didn't last, they did have a beautiful baby boy, Emmett." "In August 1955, Emmett was visiting family in Mississippi when he was kidnapped from his bed in the middle of the night by two white men and brutally murdered. His crime: allegedly whistling at a white woman in a convenience story. His mother began a career of activism when she insisted on an open-casket viewing of her son's gruesomely disfigured body. More than a hundred thousand people attended the service. The trial of J.W. Milam and Roy Bryant, accused of kidnapping and murdering Emmett (the two were eventually acquitted of the crime), was considered the first full-scale media event of the civil rights movement."+-+72661555961303ocn045059122book20000.21Benson, ChrisSpecial interest : a novelFictionPolitical fiction+-+3277328335235ocn870225625file20130.47Benson, ChrisMagazine Writing"What does it take to launch a career writing for magazines? In this comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to magazine writing, students will learn everything from the initial story pitch all the way through to the final production, taking with them the essential tools and skills they will need for today's rapidly changing media landscape. Written by a team of experienced writers and editors, Magazine Writing teaches the time-tested rules for good writing alongside the modern tools for digital storytelling. From service pieces to profiles, entertainment stories and travel articles, it provides expert guidance on topics such as: developing saleable ideas; appealing to specific segments of the market; navigating a successful pitch; writing and editing content for a variety of areas, including service, profiles, entertainment, travel, human interest and enterprise. Chock full of examples of published works, conversations with successful magazine contributors and bloggers, and interviews with working editors, Magazine Writing gives students all the practical and necessary insights they need to jumpstart a successful magazine writing career"--21ocn056397830visu20040.92Death of innocenceMr. Benson talks about his book, Death of Innocence: the Story of the Hate Crime that Changed America. He describes the life of Mamie Till-Mobley, the mother of murdered 14-year-old Emmett Till, whose actions after the 1955 incident spurred the civil rights movement11ocn060422507rcrd2005Till-Mobley, MamieDeath of innocence the story of the hate crime that changed AmericaMamie Carthan was an ordinary African-American woman growing up in 1930s Chicago, living under the strong steady influence of her mother's care. She fell in love with and married Louis Till, and while the marriage didn't last, they did have a beautiful baby boy, Emmett. In August 1955, Emmett was visiting family in Mississippi when he was kidnapped from his bed in the middle of the night by two white men and brutally murdered. His crime: allegedly whistling at a white woman in a convenience story. His mother began a career of activism when she insisted on an open-casket viewing of her son's gruesomely disfigured body. More than a hundred thousand people attended the service. The trial of J. W. Milam and Roy Bryant, accused of kidnapping and murdering Emmett (the two were eventually acquitted of the crime), was considered the first full-scale media event of the civil rights movement. What followed altered the course of this country's history, and it was all set in motion by the sheer will, determination, and courage of Mamie Till-Mobley - a woman who would pull herself back from the brink of suicide to become a teacher and inspire hundreds of black children throughout the country. -Dust jacket+-+7266155596+-+7266155596Fri Mar 21 15:17:54 EDT 2014batch7362