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Chicago '68

Author: David R Farber
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988.
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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. By drawing on a wide range of sources, Farber tells and retells the story of the protests in three different voices, from the perspectives of the major protagonists--the Yippies, the National Mobilization to End the War, and Mayor Richard J. Daley  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Farber, David R.
Chicago '68.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988
(DLC) 87019071
(OCoLC)16278125
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Farber
ISBN: 9780226237992 0226237990 9780226238005 0226238008
OCLC Number: 644605729
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 304 pages, [6] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Abbreviations --
[pt. 1]. Narratives --
1. Making Yippie! --
2. The politics of laughter --
3. Gandhi and guerrilla --
4. Mobilizing in molasses --
5. The mayor and the meaning of clout --
6. The city of broad shoulders --
7. The streets belong to the people --
[pt. 2]. Analyses --
8. Inside Yippie! --
9. Thinning about the Mobe and Chicago '68 --
10. Public feelings --
Notes --
Index.
Other Titles: Chicago sixty-eight
Responsibility: David Farber.

Abstract:

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

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