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Long read: as in 1968, in 2020 Americans face a defining choice

Pedaliu, Effie G. H. (2020) Long read: as in 1968, in 2020 Americans face a defining choice. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (09 Jul 2020). Blog Entry.

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More than fifty years ago a US presidential election was similarly marked by protests over racial inequality. Effie Pedaliu writes that in 1968, following the murders of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, Americans came face to face with the country’s inability to build an equitable and racially harmonious society, and chose the Republican, Richard Nixon to be president.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
E History America > E151 United States (General)
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2020 13:15
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:48

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