TITLE

That Alarm Bell Again

PUB. DATE
March 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;3/26/77, Vol. 176 Issue 13, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the riots take have taken place in Washington D.C. Discussion of the bonus riots under former U.S. President Herbert Hoover; Situation of the Pennsylvania Avenue where religious terrorists have grabbed three buildings and are holding them with hostages; Move of the police to use tear gas to control and disperse the rioters; Action taken by President Hoover to deal with lawlessness; Riots resulting from the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., leader of the civil rights movement in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
9604843

 

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