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No one was killed : the Democratic National Convention, August 1968

Author: John Schultz
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"While other journalists, including Norman Mailer, contemplated the events of the 1968 Chicago riots from the safety of their hotel rooms, John Schultz was in the city streets, being threatened by the police, choking on tear gas, and listening to all the rage, fear, and confusion around him. The result, No One Was Killed, is his account of the contradictions and chaos of convention week, the adrenaline, the sense of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Schultz
ISBN: 9780226740782 0226740781
OCLC Number: 256533989
Notes: Originally published: Chicago : Big Table Pub. Co., 1969.
Description: xii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction to confrontation. Blocked ; I am here in Lincoln Park/Wednesday midnight confrontation attitudes --
The week before the convention: preparatory confrontations. Julian Bond meets the governor of New Jersey ; Cops and media watch over the Festival of Life ; Platform committee, Hale Boggs presiding, faces the nation --
Sunday: Overthrow. Chicago: the Prague of the West ; McCarthy arrives and innocence waits on the Hilton stairs ; Music in Lincoln Park/Invocation ; Sunday night/Overthrow --
Monday: The beast and the hunt. Grant Park: Boys capture Union General ; Lincoln Park: The barricade ; Grant Park: Awakening in front of the Hilton ; The ritual and the hunt --
Tuesday: The demands of revolution. McCarthy meets California ; Lincoln Park citizens meet their police commander ; World War II vets meet war resisters ; LBJ birthday party and anti-birthday party ; Attack at the foot of the cross ; Demonstrators meet guardsmen brothers --
Wednesday: War. Vietnam War plank ; The battle of the bandshell ; The battle at Michigan and Balbo ; Battles in the Loop and Lincoln Park ; The nation faces the demonstrators --
Thursday: Exile. Morning ; McCarthy speaks and speaks again ; To the amphitheatre ; War games --
Friday. McCarthy headquarters attacked --
In the months afterward. When the game changes ; Postscript --
Afterword, 2008.
Responsibility: John Schultz ; with a new foreword by Todd Gitlin and a new afterword by the author.
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