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Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter follows the post-riots development of black power in Newark as it shifted from a politics based on community participation to one based in community control, a tension central in the ... More


Man of the Family

Aram Goudsouzian

in The Men and the Moment: The Election of 1968 and the Rise of Partisan Politics in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469651095
eISBN:
9781469651118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651095.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Five follows the halting, inspiring, and ultimately heartbreaking campaign of Robert F. Kennedy. Especially among poor minorities, he had a particular magnetism – at once shy, boyish, and ... More


1968

Rob Christensen

in The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys: North Carolina's Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651040
eISBN:
9781469651064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651040.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1968 election saw the transformation of North Carolina elections with Republicans and African-Americans becoming rising political forces. Campaigning on a law and order ticket, Scott won by ... More


The Loser

Aram Goudsouzian

in The Men and the Moment: The Election of 1968 and the Rise of Partisan Politics in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469651095
eISBN:
9781469651118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651095.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Two charts the political odyssey of Richard Nixon through the primary season in the spring of 1968. It traces how he consciously tacks between the moderate wing of the Republican Party and ... More


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