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Entertaining and scrupulously researched, Chicago '68 reconstructs the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago - an epochal moment in American cultural and political history. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Farber tells the story of the protests in the three different voices of the major protagonists - the Yippies, the National Mobilization to End the War, and Mayor Richard J. Daley and his police. He brilliantly re-creates all the excitement and drama, the violently charged action and language of this period of crisis, giving life to the whole set of cultural experiences we call "the sixties."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226238012
ISBN-10: 0226238016
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 155mm x 25mm)
Pages: 334
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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