In This Issue
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Who got us into Vietnam? There is no way to say fairly now, for the responsibility is shared. Who Stopped the escalation? That story can be told.
Fifteen brief book reviews
“I wonder what the prosecution would have made of the Boston Tea Party,” said one of the jurors who refused to convict seven young men accused of conspiracy in connection with Oakland’s “Stop the Draft Week.” Here is the story of that trial and a painstaking examination of the verdict it produced.
Notes on a New History, Part II