Election Year 1968: The Turning Point by Dennis D. WainstockElection Year 1968: The Turning Point by Dennis D. Wainstock

Election Year 1968: The Turning Point

byDennis D. Wainstock

Paperback | October 9, 2012

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The 1968 election saw the return of the Republican party to the White House and major changes in the political landscape. It was one of the most contentious and unpredictable contests in American history. From Lyndon Baines Johnson's exit following Eugene McCarthy's win in New Hampshire to the Robert Francis Kennedy murder, the Martin Luther King, Jr. assassination, and the Chicago Democratic Convention, it relives in this recounting of that explosive year. Vietnam was the main issue but alsocivil rights and George Wallace, who captured an astounding thirteen percent of the vote.The author interviewed some thirty-five politicians and players, most of them previously unpublished.Dennis D. Wainstock, PhD, is the author of 'Malcolm X: The Life and Times of an African-American Revolutionary', 'The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb', and 'Truman, MacArthur and the Korean War'. He teaches history at Fairmont State University and lives in Salem, West Virginia.
Dennis Wainstock is a professor of American history in West Virginia and the author of numerous books on contemporqry issues of broad interest to students and scholars as well as the general public. Among his best known titles: Macolm X; The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb; Truman, McArthur and the Koran War.
Title:Election Year 1968: The Turning PointFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.54 inPublished:October 9, 2012Publisher:Enigma BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1936274418

ISBN - 13:9781936274413

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