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Gallen, David

Works: 14 works in 76 publications in 2 languages and 9,816 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sources  Archives  Quotations  Chronologies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler
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Most widely held works by David Gallen
Malcolm X : the FBI file by Clayborne Carson( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the FBI's ongoing surveillance of Malcolm X and the events subsequent to his death twelve years later
Malcolm X : as they knew him by David Gallen( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dangerous" describes Malcolm X for poet Sonia Sanchez, and civil rights attorney William Kunstler places him at "the cutting edge of the black struggle." For historian John Henrik Clarke he was "the brightest light we produced in the twentieth century"; to journalist Claude Lewis, "the bravest man I've ever known." Former CORE director James Farmer calls him "a champion." University professor Kathryn Gibson remembers him as "the protector." Part One of Malcolm X: As They Knew Him presents the remembrances of twenty-five men and women whose lives were dramatically touched--and in some cases radically altered--by Malcolm X. In their own words, extracted from recent interviews with David Gallen, they illuminate diverse facets of Malcolm's dynamic character and career. Writer Maya Angelou, for instance, speaks of the contemplative Malcolm she knew in Africa, while newsman Mike Wallace recalls Malcolm's last daring media appearances. Alex Haley provides intimate glimpses of the private man, and Benjamin Karim shares his memories of Malcolm lecturing on the swine and teaching lessons in charity all the way from Harlem to Bridgeport, Connecticut. In the minds of those who knew him Malcolm is still vividly there: eating banana splits, quoting Shakespeare, driving his old blue Oldsmobile home to East Elmhurst, growing a beard. A man stands behind the myth. Malcolm speaks for himself in Part Two, "Getting It On the Record." He makes parables of chickens, snakes, and duck eggs with Robert Penn Warren, and in a solemn, reflective mood he shares his views on life, and death, with Claude Lewis one late December night. Included too are the Playboy interview with Alex Haley and his last television interview, with Pierre Berton in January 1965, one month before he died at the hands of assassins in Harlem's Audubon Ballroom. In Part Three, "The Man, the Myth and the Mission," six outstanding American writers, among them James Baldwin, Eldridge Cleaver, and Peter Goldman, probe the aftermath of Malcolm's assassination and define the substance of his legacy. Their essays attest to the power of the man who attempted to raise the consciousness of twenty-two million African Americans and to give them back their pride--the man who, it has been said, invented black history
Thurgood Marshall : justice for all by Roger L Goldman( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poverty. The third section of the book, a selection of the opinions and dissents that Marshall himself wrote as an associate justice on the Supreme Court, illuminates Marshall's particular sensitivity to the issues discussed by Goldman in his essay. It pointedly illustrates too Marshall's compassion, intelligence, incisiveness, and genius
Remembering Malcolm by Benjamin Karim( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of Malcolm X's life, work, politics, and assassination by his first assistant minister
Bill Clinton as they know him : an oral biography by David Gallen( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oral biography of the President, drawn from more than one hundred interviews with Bill Clinton's friends, supporters, and critics, presents many sides of a complex man
Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. : freedom first by Roger L Goldman( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. sat for thirty-four years on the United States Supreme Court. Throughout his tenure on the Court he meticulously examined the body of Constitutional law - and effectively resuscitated its spirit. A champion of minorities and a spokesman for the politically dispossessed, he passionately defended civil rights and strove to bring the nation's disenfranchised into the mainstream of American life. He advanced the political empowerment of American cities and suburbs. He essentially wrote the modern law of freedom of speech and the press. Justice Brennan's retirement in 1990 occasioned tributes from a host of associates, former law clerks, attorneys, judges, professors, journalists, and friends. The reflections on Brennan in Part I of this volume provide intimate, often humorous glimpses into a generous, warm, open-hearted man who also happened to be an intellectual giant and outstanding jurist. In Part II the jurisprudence of Justice Brennan is comprehensively surveyed and lucidly discussed by author and Constitutional law professor Roger Goldman. With care he examines - and in layman's terms explains - Brennan's positions on the issues central to the justice's career: the First Amendment, the Fourteenth Amendment, civil rights, education, abortion, obscenity, and capital punishment. Eloquent, persuasive, and faithful to his vision, Justice Brennan authored more than a thousand opinions, concurrences, and dissents in the course of his judicial career. Part III of the book offers twelve landmark decisions written by Brennan that show clearly why history will place him beside John Marshall, Louis Brandeis, and Oliver Wendell Holmes as one of the truly great justices in the annals of the United States Supreme Court
Malcolm A to X : the man and his ideas( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of quotations from speeches and writings by and about Malcolm X, for the general reader, arranged in an alphabetical format
Martin Luther King, Jr. : the FBI file by Michael Friedly( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on FBI's surveillance files on the activities of King to discuss his strategy of nonviolent resistance and his private activities
Black Americans : the FBI files by Kenneth O'Reilly( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Racial Matters"--As they were designated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation - preoccupied the FBI and its director, J. Edgar Hoover, from the outset. In postwar America, however, as the Bureau's director became increasingly more obsessed with the so-called "Communist threat," in the mind of the FBI racial matters became linked more and more to national security matters. From the Black Muslims in the thirties to the Black Panthers three decades later the FBI files on African Americans, their political affiliations, their social activities, their public enemies and private friends, grew to voluminous proportions. The civil rights movement challenged the status quo. For Hoover that in itself justified FBI surveillance of such black activists as labor organizer A. Philip Randolph, leftist agitator Bayard Rustin, Medgar Evers and Roy Wilkins of the NAACP, the charismatic Martin Luther King, Jr., and the fiery Malcolm X. The freewheeling U.S. Congressman from Harlem, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., failed to escape the eye of America's national watchdog. So did ideologues like Marcus Garvey and W.E.B. Du Bois, as did the celebrated singer-actor Paul Robeson. The FBI files on these ten African Americans alone total more than 35,000 pages. Excerpts from audiotape transcripts, field reports, interviews, wiretaps, Bureau memos, and official directives in the files of these African Americans reveal both the focus and the scope of the agency's surveillance. Stamped "secret" or "confidential," uncensored and indiscreet, the information in these files ultimately reveals as much about the political and racial biases of the Bureau and its director as it does about the subjects themselves. Commentary by civil rights historian Kenneth O'Reilly throughout Black Americans: The FBI Files places the activities of the Bureau's agents and their subjects in a social and political context that illuminates more fully the significance of this dark chapter in modern African American history
The quotable Truman by Harry S Truman( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of quotations from former President Harry S. Truman on such topics as the presidency, the Constitution, and history
A Malcolm X reader( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Baseball chronicles( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry s. truman : as they knew him by David Gallen( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Malcolm X by Clayborne Carson( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The FBI has made possible a reassembling of the history of Malcolm X that goes beyond any previous research. From the opening of his file in March of 1953 to his assassination in 1965, the story of Malcolm X's political life is a gripping one. Shortly after he was released from a Boston prison in 1953, the FBI watched every move Malcolm X made. Their files on him totaled more than 3,600 pages, covering every facet of his life. Viewing the file as a source of information about the ideological development and political significance of Malcolm X, historian Clayborne Carson examines Malcolm's relationship to other African-American leaders and institutions in order to define more clearly Malcolm's place in modern history. With its sobering scrutiny of the FBI and the national policing strategies of the 1950s and 1960s, Malcolm X: The FBI File is one of a kind: never before has there been so much material on the assassination of Malcolm X in one conclusive volume
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Malcolm X : the FBI file
Malcolm X : as they knew himThurgood Marshall : justice for allRemembering MalcolmBill Clinton as they know him : an oral biographyThe Baseball chronicles
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