By the Light of Burning Dreams The Triumphs and Tragedies of the Second American Revolution by Margaret Talbot | 27.91 MB
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Title: By the Light of Burning Dreams
Author: David Talbot
New York Times bestselling author David Talbot and New Yorker journalist Margaret Talbot illuminate "America’s second revolutionary generation" in this gripping history of one of the most dynamic eras of the twentieth century-brought to life through seven defining radical moments that offer vibrant parallels and lessons for today.
The political landscape of the 1960s and 1970s was perhaps one of the most tumultuous in America’s history, shaped by the fight for civil rights, women’s liberation, Black power, and the end to the Vietnam War. In many ways, this second American revolution was a belated fulfillment of the betrayed promises of the first, striving to extend the full protections of the Bill of Rights to non-white, non-male, non-elite Americans excluded by the nation’s founders.
Based on exclusive interviews, original documents, and archival research, By the Light of Burning Dreams explores critical moments in the lives of a diverse cast…