LA Times' Burbank Leader: Similarities between 1968 and 2016 elections

By Anthony Clark Carpio
Los Angeles Times

The Contest (Michael Schumacher)A new book by author Michael Schumacher looks into how the 1968 election between Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey shaped the country’s politics into what it is today.


In “The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America’s Soul,” Schumacher explores how the players in that election — Robert F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Eugene McCarthy, George Wallace, Nixon and Humphrey — as well as the political climate and historical events affected that election.


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