Summary of Mark Kurlansky's 1968

May 13, 2022|
Summary of Mark Kurlansky's 1968 by Everest Media


Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 In 1968, the world bid farewell to a violent year; New York City received snowfall. In Vietnam, the South Vietnamese and their American allies declared a twelve-hour truce for January 1. The People’s Liberation Armed Forces in South Vietnam, a pro–North Vietnamese guerrilla force, announced a seventy-two-hour cease-fire. #2 France was enjoying a prosperous period after World War II. The economy was growing, and there was a rapid increase in the number of young people attending universities. De Gaulle was serene and optimistic about the country’s future. #3 In 1968, black became the preferred term for the people. Negro had become a pejorative applied to those who would not stand up for themselves. #4 The American police force was gearing up for war with the Black Power movement. In January 1968, 34-year-old playwright LeRoi Jones was sentenced to two and a half to three years in prison for illegal possession of two revolvers during the Newark riots the previous summer.

Title:Summary of Mark Kurlansky's 1968
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:May 13, 2022
Publisher:Everest Media LLC
Appropriate for ages:All ages

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