Mayday 1971 : a White House at war, a revolt in the streets, and the untold history of America's biggest mass arrest / Lawrence Roberts

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Material Type
Book
Author
Roberts, Lawrence (Journalist),
Publication Info.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020.
Publication Info.
©2020

Details

Description
xxx, 416 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 346-397) and index.
Contents
Prologue: Nixon's insurrection city -- March 1971 -- This is real -- We need time -- The hot buttons -- A mighty waters -- The pivot point -- This is 36 -- April 1971 -- The courage part -- Move on over -- Fringe group -- The last man -- The Saturday march -- What's the harm? -- Public defenders -- Barricades -- May 1971 -- War council -- Revoked -- Mayday -- The interest of justice -- A heavy cloud -- The holdouts -- Aftermath -- Epilogue.
Summary
"A cinematic history of the largest act of civil disobedience in US history, in Richard Nixon's Washington"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States.
Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Militarism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy.
Civil disobedience.
Demonstrations.
Government, Resistance to.
Militarism.
Politics and government.
Protest movements.
United States.
Washington (D.C.)
Washington (D.C.) -- The Mall.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Demonstrations.
Washington (D.C.) -- History.
United States -- Politics and government.
Vietnam War (1961-1975)
Chronological Term
1900-1999
Indexed Term
1971 May Day protests
Genre/Form
History.
History.
Added Title
White House at war, a revolt in the streets, and the untold history of America's biggest mass arrest
Other Form:
Online version: Roberts, Lawrence, Mayday 1971 Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020. 9781328766748 (DLC) 2019033951
ISBN
9781328766724 hardcover
1328766721 hardcover
9781328766748 electronic book