New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 496 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$26.00'; mild wear to head and tail of spine, corners; Inscribed on sfep by John Lewis, dated 5-27-99, with some mild bleed onto title page from ink; shelved case 5.
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John Lewis, who as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was one of the "Big Six" leaders of groups who organized the 1963 March on Washington, played many key roles in the Civil Rights Movement and its actions to end legalized racial segregation in the United States. He is the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district, serving in his 17th term in the House, having served since 1987, is the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation, and has served as a Chief Deputy Whip since 1991 and Senior Chief Deputy Whip since 2003. [wikipedia]