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Award-winning Newsweek magazine and CBS journalist Karl Fleming grew up in a Methodist Church orphanage in North Carolina and went on to become one of the most respected reporters covering the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.

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 Karl Fleming Biography

Award-winning Newsweek magazine and CBS journalist Karl Fleming grew up in a Methodist Church orphanage in North Carolina and went on to become one of the most respected reporters covering the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.

Fleming began his journalism career as a $30-a-week reporter for The Wilson Daily Times before joining Newsweek magazine in Atlanta in the late 1960s. He covered all of the major events of the Civil Rights Movement for Newsweek: the Selma demonstrations and beatings, the 1963 Birmingham protests by Martin Luther King, George Wallace’s schoolhouse door stand in Alabama, the violent 1962 integration of the University of Mississippi, the 1963 assassination of Medgar Evers in Mississippi, the 1964 assassination of three civil rights workers in Mississippi and the 1965 “Watts Riots” in Los Angeles. He was attacked and almost killed by blacks in the so-called “Son of Watts” riots in 1966.

He reported extensively on Dr. Martin Luther King, including his assassination and funeral. He also reported on the assassinations of both John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, on Lee Harvey Oswald and Sirhan-Sirhan, and on the trial of Jack Ruby.

In the 1980s he was an on-air reporter, producer, and managing editor for CBS News in Los Angeles. Following that, he was editor and publisher of California Business Magazine and he and his wife, Anne Taylor Fleming, wrote a bestseller, The First Time. During this period, he wrote dozens of articles and editorial opinion section page pieces for Newsweek, Esquire, New York, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times.

His memoir, Son of the Rough South: An Uncivil Memoir was published in 2005 and received widespread and universal critical praise from everybody including The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, and The Chicago Tribune, which selected it as one of the best books of the year.

Topics

Covering the Civil Rights Movement

Witness to History

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Books
Son of the Rough South: An Uncivil Memoir

Son of the Rough South: An Uncivil Memoir

The First Time

The First Time

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Karl Fleming

Award-winning Newsweek magazine and CBS journalist Karl Fleming grew up in a Methodist Church orphanage in North Carolina and went on to become one of the most respected reporters covering the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.

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Karl Fleming Biography

Award-winning Newsweek magazine and CBS journalist Karl Fleming grew up in a Methodist Church orphanage in North Carolina and went on to become one of the most respected reporters covering the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.

Fleming began his journalism career as a $30-a-week reporter for The Wilson Daily Times before joining Newsweek magazine in Atlanta in the late 1960s. He covered all of the major events of the Civil Rights Movement for Newsweek: the Selma demonstrations and beatings, the 1963 Birmingham protests by Martin Luther King, George Wallace’s schoolhouse door stand in Alabama, the violent 1962 integration of the University of Mississippi, the 1963 assassination of Medgar Evers in Mississippi, the 1964 assassination of three civil rights workers in Mississippi and the 1965 “Watts Riots” in Los Angeles. He was attacked and almost killed by blacks in the so-called “Son of Watts” riots in 1966.

He reported extensively on Dr. Martin Luther King, including his assassination and funeral. He also reported on the assassinations of both John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, on Lee Harvey Oswald and Sirhan-Sirhan, and on the trial of Jack Ruby.

In the 1980s he was an on-air reporter, producer, and managing editor for CBS News in Los Angeles. Following that, he was editor and publisher of California Business Magazine and he and his wife, Anne Taylor Fleming, wrote a bestseller, The First Time. During this period, he wrote dozens of articles and editorial opinion section page pieces for Newsweek, Esquire, New York, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times.

His memoir, Son of the Rough South: An Uncivil Memoir was published in 2005 and received widespread and universal critical praise from everybody including The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, and The Chicago Tribune, which selected it as one of the best books of the year.

Topics

Covering the Civil Rights Movement

Witness to History

Karl Fleming Books

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  • How to book Karl Fleming?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Karl Fleming for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Karl Fleming, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Karl Fleming or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Karl Fleming?

    Booking fees for Karl Fleming, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Karl Fleming, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Karl Fleming?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Karl Fleming for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Karl Fleming for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Karl Fleming or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Karl Fleming or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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