The Port Chicago 50 disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights / Steve Sheinkin.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (3 hr., 49 min., 43 sec.)) : digital.
Publisher: New York : Listening Library, 2014.
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- ISBN: 0804167451 (electronic audio bk.)
- ISBN: 9780804167451 (electronic audio bk.)
- Edition: Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer:||Read by Dominic Hoffman.|
|Summary:||An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin. On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away. On August 9th, 244 men refused to go back to work until unsafe and unfair conditions at the docks were addressed...|
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Citation: Sheinkin, Steve. "The Port Chicago 50 disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights." New York : Listening Library, 2014.