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CHARACTERS Battleground Chicago The Police and the 1968 Democratic National Convention 108 ð [Download] ✤ Battleground Chicago The Police and the 1968 Democratic National Convention By Frank Kusch – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Did the police lose control of themselves in dealing with demonsAnd the ePUB #9734 life The world they found themselves in during August of was an almost alien environment Analyzing Battleground Chicago PDF or interviews of men who were on the streets and examining in depth their actions and the reasons behind them Kusch challenges traditional thinking on this pivotal eventAs television cameras rolled and flash bulbs popped young middle class college kids were attacked by Chicago's finest For four days police chased bludgeoned and kicked not only the protesters but innocent onlookers and dozens of media represent. An apologia for the Chicago police enforcing institutional violence with Gestapo tactics Boo

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Atives Going beyond stereotypes and addressing what went on behind the cameras Kusch challenges the assumptions that the police rioted and that the violence was limited to a handful of individuals These officers are revealed Chicago The Police Epub #223 as real men with families lives and fears It was these fears as much as their hatred of the antiwar movement and the people in it that led to the violent showdown This work tackles a turbulent period when presentation was key for all the major players the protesters the media and the police themselves. A fascinating read and well written It is also likely to upset some readers who don't think the Chicago police deserve the time of day But they were also members of the working class and as a book that offers an interesting view of class conflict in the 1960s few books do it better

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Battleground Chicago The Police and the 1968 Democratic National ConventionDid The Police and the ePUB #9734 the police lose control of The Police MOBI #238 themselves in dealing with demonstrators during the Democratic National Convention Or were they simply men who saw themselves as protecting their city from the forces of revolution Kusch contends that Chicago's police were than unthinking thugs that they had in effect become a counterculture even so than the people they ended up attacking From Polish and Irish working class backgrounds these men felt they represented a time gone by a different way of Chicago The Police. Fairly uniue presentation of the 1986 DNC While not letting them off the hook Kusch offers a sympathetic view of the CPD with lots of anecdotes and perspective While all sides are presented Mayor Daley gets a particularly rough ride perhaps rightly so It's easy to see a different outcome had the city's iron fisted policy had been relaxed at the outset Certainly draws parallels to the summer of 2020