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The USA and Ireland before 1968

Andrew Sanders

in The Long Peace Process: The United States of America and Northern Ireland, 1960-2008

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786940445
eISBN:
9781789623826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940445.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The first chapter examines the historical relationship between the United States and Northern Ireland, offering an overview of Irish-American relations throughout the 20th century with a particular ... More


The Official Version

Peter Knight

in The Kennedy Assassination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624102
eISBN:
9780748671199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624102.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the battle lines that have been drawn up since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in November 1963, critics of many different stripes have challenged what has become known as the ... More


The Unofficial Version

Peter Knight

in The Kennedy Assassination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624102
eISBN:
9780748671199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624102.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the various “unofficial” versions of the Kennedy assasination, from conspiracy theories to forms of popular memorialization of the event. There is a vast literature on the ... More


Conclusion

Peter Knight

in The Kennedy Assassination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624102
eISBN:
9780748671199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624102.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. Over the four decades since Kennedy's violent death in Dealey Plaza, the event has been interpreted and represented in ever-widening ... More


The “Rediscovery” of Poverty

Gordon K. Mantler

in Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807838518
eISBN:
9781469608075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807838518.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Michael Harrington, a one-time member of the Catholic Worker movement in New York City before converting to socialism in the 1950s. He became “the man who discovered poverty” ... More


Introduction

Peter Knight

in The Kennedy Assassination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624102
eISBN:
9780748671199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624102.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter recounts the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on 22 November 1963 and the events that followed it. The assassination has been imagined and represented in many ... More


Journalism

Peter Knight

in The Kennedy Assassination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624102
eISBN:
9780748671199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624102.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

One of the most amazing facts about the Kennedy assassination is that, according to a national opinion poll carried out in the immediate aftermath of that eventful weekend, 68 per cent of Americans ... More


Back to Washington

Henry G. Gole

in General William E. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125008
eISBN:
9780813135168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125008.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

When the family relocated to Germany, President John F. Kennedy delivered his Inaugural Address on January 20, 1961, in which he suggested that a new generation of Americans was ready to face ... More


Assassin or Look-Alike

Joe Nickell

in Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125343
eISBN:
9780813135229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125343.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates if the photographs and videotapes of the assassin of President John F. Kennedy really depict ex-marine Lee Harvey Oswald. The first scientific attempt to identify felons ... More


Affirmative Action and Higher Education

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the ever-evolving role of race in politics in the history of the US. How the government handled racial and other discrimination has not always been effective. It was not until ... More


Losing the Empire But Maintaining a Role: The Special Relationship During Harold Macmillan's Premiership

Simon Tate

in A special relationship?: British foreign policy in the era of American hegemony

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083716
eISBN:
9781781706237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083716.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter four provides the book's second empirical case study, focusing upon the geopolitical role that Harold Macmillan's government sought to play in the special relationship from 1957-1963. In ... More


Epilogue

Peter H. Reid

in Every Hill a Burial Place: The Peace Corps Murder Trial in East Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179988
eISBN:
9780813179995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179988.003.0041
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Peppy Kinsey’s college roommate, Victoria Ferenbach, speculates on what might have happened to Peppy. The chapter reviews the careers of many of the participants in the case: for example, Judge Platt ... More


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