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American Revolutions of the 20th Century
Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
In Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, Ari Berman charts both the transformation of American democracy under the Voting Rights Amendment and the counterrevolution that has sought to limit it. Clara Bingham’s Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul is the electrifying story of the turbulent year the sixties ended, and America teetered on the edge of revolution. In American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division, Michael A. Cohen establishes 1968 as the hinge between the decline of political liberalism, the ascendancy of conservative populism, and the rise of anti-government attitudes that continue to dominate the nation’s political discourse. In his groundbreaking narrative history, Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America,