Miami and the Siege of Chicago

An Informal History of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968
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Product Number: BN10065
Released: Sep 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781522637035
Narrator/s: Arthur Morey
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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In this landmark work of journalism, Norman Mailer reports on the presidential conventions of 1968, the turbulent year from which today's bitterly divided country arose. The Vietnam War was raging; Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy had just been assassinated. In August, the Republican Party met in Miami and picked Richard Nixon as its candidate, to little fanfare. But when the Democrats backed Lyndon Johnson's ineffectual vice president, Hubert Humphrey, the city of Chicago erupted. Antiwar protesters filled the streets and the police ran amok, beating and arresting demonstrators and delegates alike, all broadcast on live television-and captured in these pages by one of America's fiercest intellects.

Author(s): Norman Mailer
Genre: History

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Author(s): Norman Mailer
Product Number EB00635662
Released: Jul 05, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: #9780399588341

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