Conspiracy In The Streets

Author: Jon Wiener
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1565848330
Size: 52.85 MB
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An account of the 1969 Chicago Eight trial during which anti-war activists, Black Panthers, and others were charged with conspiracy for their protests at the 1968 democratic national convention cites the roles played by such celebrity ...

Chicago Seven

Author: Abbie Hoffman
Publisher: Red & Black Pub
ISBN: 9781934941355
Size: 40.93 MB
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Part conspiracy trial, part political theater, the trial of seven activists who disrupted the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, was an iconic event of the 60's.

Battleground Chicago

Author: Frank Kusch
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226465039
Size: 25.95 MB
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Working from interviews with eighty former Chicago police officers who were on the scene, Frank Kusch uncovers the other side of the story of ’68, deepening our understanding of a turbulent decade. “Frank Kusch’s compelling account of ...

Voices Of The Chicago Eight

Author: Ron Sossi
Publisher: City Lights Publishers
Size: 22.75 MB
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Transcripts from the explosive trial are paired with historic contextual writings to provide the "Essential Chicago Conspiracy Handbook."

From Dictatorship To Democracy

Author: Gene Sharp
Publisher: Albert Einstein Institution
ISBN: 1880813092
Size: 79.26 MB
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A serious introduction to the use of nonviolent action to topple dictatorships.

Gimme Some Truth

Author: Jon Wiener
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520924543
Size: 71.17 MB
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This book tells the story of the author's remarkable fourteen-year court battle to win release of the Lennon files under the Freedom of Information Act in a case that went all the way to the Supreme Court.

Historians In Trouble

Author: Jon Wiener
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1595581596
Size: 62.84 MB
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Examines twelve recent cases involving history scandals and historian misconduct, arguing that media spectacles are ending careers with the support of the Republican Party, in a volume that includes coverage of the cases of Michael ...

Sacco And Vanzetti

Author: Bruce Watson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780670063536
Size: 77.21 MB
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Documents the infamous 1927 trial and execution of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, from the anarchist bombings in Washington, D.C., for which they may have been wrongfully convicted to the fierce public debates that have subsequently ...

The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

Author: Michael Anthony Ross
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199778809
Size: 43.99 MB
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Recounts a famous kidnapping that took place in New Orleans in 1870, in which a seventeen-month-old white child was taken by two African-American women, and the resulting public hysteria that led to racial tensions, political divisions, and ...

The Whole Truth

Author: H. L. Pohlman
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558491663
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The author recontructs the Pennsylvania murder case in which Stephen Roy Carr, a so-called mountain man, shot two female hikers while they were making love at a campsite near the Appalachian Trail