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The Civil Rights and Vietnam War Protest Movements

Donald W. Katzner

in At the Edge of Camelot

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199765355
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199896806 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.003.0003
The Civil Rights and Vietnam War Protest Movements

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This chapter traces activism in the US centering around the civil rights and Vietnam War-protest movements from the 1950s into the 1970s. It describes the development of these activities on the Amherst campus of the University of Massachusetts and the turmoil and excitement they generated there.

Keywords: civil rights; Vietnam War; Amherst campus; activism; protests

Chapter.  4258 words. 

Subjects: Economic History

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