The good doctors : the medical committee for human rights and the struggle for social justice in health care / John Dittmer.

Author
Dittmer, John, 1939- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Bloomsbury Press, c2009.
Description
xi, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Summary note
Award-winning historian Dittmer gives an insightful and inspiring account of a group of courageous doctors and nurses who fought the battle for racial justice in hospitals, clinics, and on the streets in the 1960s. b&w illustrations throughout.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-311) and index.
Contents
Prologue: Two Roads to Atlantic City -- 1. The Good Doctors -- 2. Freedom Summer in Mississippi -- 3. The Medical Arm of the Civil Rights Movement -- 4. Selma and Jackson -- 5. Summer 1965 -- 6. The Last March -- 7. The War at Home -- 8. The Medical Arm of the New Left -- 9. The Young Turks -- 10. Health Care Is a Human Right -- 11. Years of Decline.
ISBN
  • 9781596915671
  • 1596915676
LCCN
2008042878
OCLC
  • 261343131
  • 462907980
RCP
C - S