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Battleground Chicago

The Police and the 1968 Democratic National Convention

Battleground Chicago( )
Author: Kusch, Frank
ISBN:978-0-275-98138-9
Publication Date:Jan 2004
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Greenwood
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $84.95
Book Description:

Did the police lose control of themselves in dealing with demonstrators during the 1968 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 more than unthinking thugs, that they had, in effect, become a counterculture, even more so than the people they ended up attacking. From Polish and Irish working class backgrounds, these men felt they represented a time gone...
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Book Details
Pages:206
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Law Enforcement
History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (Ia, Il, In, Ks, Mi, Mn, Mo, Nd, Ne, Oh, Sd, Wi)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.3 x 24.4 cm
Book Weight:0.527 Kilograms



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