The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963


The book takes place from approximately January to September 1963, a turbulent time during the civil rights movement. The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, which took place on September 15, 1963, and proved one of the pivotal events of that year. Segregation, and whether it should be ended, was a hotly debated topic at the time.+

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