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    Guns or Butter: The Presidency of Lyndon Johnson
Guns (Vietnam) or Butter (The Great Society) presents a comprehensive overview of LBJ's progressive domestic policies covering Civil Rights, poverty, health, immigration reform, the environment and education.
Author: Bernstein, Irving. Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1996.
    Newark riots - 1967
The summer of 1967 marked the apex of a cycle of 'urban unrest' that began during the mid-1960s in Harlem and Watts and tapered off by the early 1970s. During the "summer of love" one hundred and sixty four "civil disorders" were reported in one hundred and twenty eight American cities. Two of the most severe riots were in Newark, New Jersey and Detroit, Michigan.
Publisher: Rutgers, NJ, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 200x.
    Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders
The Kerner Report was released after seven months of investigation by the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders and took its name from the commission chairman, Illinois Governor Otto Kerner. President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed the commission on July 28, 1967, while rioting was still underway in Detroit, Michigan. Johnson charged the commission with analyzing the specific causes urban riots that plagued many major cities beginning in the mid 1960s, the deeper reasons of the worsening racial climate of the time, and potential remedies. The commission presented its findings in 1968, concluding that urban violence reflected the profound frustration of inner-city blacks and that racism was deeply embedded in American society. The report's most famous passage warned that the United States was "moving toward two societies, one black, one white separate and unequal."
Author: United States. Kerner Commission.. Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books, 1968.
    Rivers of Blood, Years of Darkness; The Unforgettable Classic Account of the Watts Riot
Author: Conot, Robert E. Publisher: New York, Morrow, 1968 [c1967].
    The Other America: Poverty in the United States
Influential 1962 work on the poor in the United States.
Author: Harrington, Michael. Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1962.

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