Star Tribune: "It’s impossible to read without noting the parallels between then and now, as a nation struggles to keep believing in itself."

It’s difficult to imagine a more compelling and comprehensive look at the 1968 election than Schumacher presents in “The Contest.”

The Contest (Michael Schumacher)Ever since the 2016 election of Donald Trump as president, it’s become common to hear that America hasn’t been this politically divided in decades. One could make a convincing case that it’s been five decades, to be exact — the 1968 presidential election was one of the most dramatic in American history, and it happened as the country was being torn apart by rage and violence.

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Published in: Star Tribune
By: Michael Schaub