While the World Watched is the haunting memoir of Carolyn Maull McKinstry, a survivor of the KKK bombing at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. Carolyn’s story is an eyewitness account the chaos, violence, and hatred that abounded in the Jim Crow South. This book reveals our history in painful detail. It is a reminder of where we started, how far we’ve come, and how far we need to go in our race relations. If you are expecting a book filled with tragedy, hatred, and pain, you will find some of that here. However, the real legacy of this book is the hope, triumph and healing that is found within its pages.