Miami and the siege of Chicago : an informal history of the Republican and Democratic conventions of 1968 / by Norman Mailer ; introduction by Frank Rich.
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|Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox)||BCD 324.2731 MAI (Text)||30032001776373||AUDIOBOOK||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781522637035 (audiobook)
- Physical Description: [7 sound discs (approximately 9 hours)?] : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : [Brilliance Audio], .
- Distributor: Old Saybrook, Connecticut : www.micromarketing.org
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Read by Arthur Morey.
"1968. The Vietnam War was raging. President Lyndon Johnson, facing a challenge in his own Democratic Party from the maverick antiwar candidate Eugene McCarthy, announced that he would not seek a second term. In April, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and riots broke out in inner cities throughout America. Bobby Kennedy was killed after winning the California primary in June. In August, Republicans met in Miami, picking the little-loved Richard Nixon as their candidate, while in September, Democrats in Chicago backed the ineffectual vice president, Hubert Humphrey. TVs across the country showed antiwar protesters filling the streets of Chicago and the police running amok, beating and arresting demonstrators and delegates alike..."--provided by the publisher.
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