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Author Roberts, Lawrence (Journalist), author.

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

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  959.70431 ROB    AVAILABLE
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Description xxx, 416 pages : illustrations ; 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.
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Militarism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Mall, The (Washington, D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
Added Title White House at war, a revolt in the streets, and the untold history of America's biggest mass arrest
ISBN 9781328766724 (hardcover)
1328766721 (hardcover)
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