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I am touched by his humility, intelligence, compassion and willingness to risk for the good of our people.
He presents his life in a clear unquestionable manner; causing the reader to feel the emotion in which he experienced throughout his life journey.
I'm still not much of a history buff but I sure did enjoy reading this book because it shared some history in a very enjoyable way.
Americas griot. Outstanding book about one of our nations best historians.Published 3 months ago by MarineRunner
Book arrived sooner than I expected and in perfect condition. It's a fantastic read about a great man who unfortunately will never be recognized by mainstream media or this current... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Brown Sugar26
One of my best reads ever. I always enjoy behind the scenes info. I'm still not much of a history buff but I sure did enjoy reading this book because it shared some history in a... Read morePublished 15 months ago by wetrack
if you are interested in American history as it truly was, written by one of America's great historians. Full of wit, intelligence, courage and compassion.Published 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
"The test of an advanced society is not in how many millionaires it can produce, but in how many law-abiding, hardworking, highly respected, and self-respecting loyal citizens it... Read morePublished 17 months ago by V. L. Wilson
I only knew of the author at Duke and knew nothing of his prior life and struggles. I also expected a reasonably dry account of a scholar's life. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Theodor Benfey
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I was able to pick up on this book after watching an interview with Dr. Franklin
on my local television station. Read more
A Story for all ages
The book is well written and gives a insight to this outstanding man and the contributions he made to our country and the world.
Enjoyed this immensely. Made me remember so much of our history and so many of our shortcomings as a nation.Published 23 months ago by reenie