By Rodney P. Carlisle, J. Geoffrey Golson
This quantity within the Turning Points—Actual and substitute Histories sequence seems to be at a tumultuous fresh period in American historical past, a time whilst pivotal, usually tragic, world-changing occasions appeared to be taking place at an alarming rate.
America in riot through the Nineteen Sixties and 1970s appears to be like at 12 major occasions, from the assassination of John F. Kennedy to the passage of the Civil Rights Act, from the scholar killings at Kent country to Richard Nixon's resignation. Drawing at the innovations of different background, the ebook portrays each one occasion because it occurred, then considers a few believable replacement eventualities of the way historical past might were varied if those occasions had now not happened. it's a uniquely proposal upsetting method of exploring an explosive period, whose aftershocks proceed to form the yank event today.