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The Resource Airlift to America : how Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African students changed their world and ours, Tom Shachtman

Airlift to America : how Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African students changed their world and ours, Tom Shachtman

Label
Airlift to America : how Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African students changed their world and ours
Title
Airlift to America
Title remainder
how Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African students changed their world and ours
Statement of responsibility
Tom Shachtman
Title variation
Air lift to America
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This long-hidden saga reveals how a handful of Americans and Kenyans fought the British colonial government, the U.S. State Department, and segregation to send nearly 800 young East African men and women to U.S. universities--many of whom would go on to change the world
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328907
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shachtman, Tom
Dewey number
378.1/98299676073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
LA1503.7
LC item number
.S53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
378.1982 S524a
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1927-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Belafonte, Harry
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American Students Foundation
  • African American Students Foundation
  • College students
  • United States
  • Africa, East
  • College students
  • International relations
  • Africa, East
  • United States
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how Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African students changed their world and ours
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Label
Airlift to America : how Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African students changed their world and ours, Tom Shachtman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Harry Belafonte -- Prologue : Iowa and Kogelo -- Cold War and moral crusades -- American labor and the rise of Tom Mboya -- Alliance formed -- The Harambee kids -- The college experience -- Crisis time : Kennedy vs. Nixon on the airlift -- The airlift and the presidential election of 1960 -- Care and feeding -- A logical evolution -- Epilogue : Sons and daughters of the new future
Control code
ocn316019603
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 273 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312570750
Lccn
2009013186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)316019603
Label
Airlift to America : how Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African students changed their world and ours, Tom Shachtman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Harry Belafonte -- Prologue : Iowa and Kogelo -- Cold War and moral crusades -- American labor and the rise of Tom Mboya -- Alliance formed -- The Harambee kids -- The college experience -- Crisis time : Kennedy vs. Nixon on the airlift -- The airlift and the presidential election of 1960 -- Care and feeding -- A logical evolution -- Epilogue : Sons and daughters of the new future
Control code
ocn316019603
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 273 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312570750
Lccn
2009013186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)316019603

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