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No One Was Killed: The Democratic National Convention, August 1968

No One Was Killed: The Democratic National Convention, August 1968

by John Schultz, Todd Gitlin


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ISBN-13: 9780226740782
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 04/01/2009
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 1,199,344
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

John Schultz is professor emeritus of fiction writing and a member of the graduate faculty in fiction writing at Columbia College in Chicago. He is the author of No One Was Killed, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Todd Gitlin

Introduction to Confrontation


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 at the Bandshell

The Battle at Michigan and Balbo

Battles in the Loop and Lincoln Park

The Nation Faces the Demonstrators

Thursday: Exile


McCarthy Speaks and Speaks Again

To the Amphitheatre

War Games


McCarthy Headquarters Attacked

In the Months Afterward

When the Game Changes


Afterword, 2008


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