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Political assassinations and attempts in U.S. history

J. Michael Martinez

Political assassinations and attempts in U.S. history

the lasting effects of gun violence against American political leaders

by J. Michael Martinez

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Assassins,
  • Assassination attempts,
  • Presidents,
  • Assassination,
  • Attempted assassination,
  • Politicians,
  • Political violence,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-414) and index.

    StatementJ. Michael Martinez
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN90.V5 M325 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 434 pages
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26945542M
    ISBN 101631440705
    ISBN 109781631440700
    LC Control Number2017036393
    OCLC/WorldCa954670741

    the prolonged period of tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, based on ideological conflicts and competition for military, economic, social, and technological superiority, and marked by surveillance and espionage, political assassinations, an arms race, attempts to secure alliances with developing nations, and proxy wars.   It wouldn’t achieve very much The US government is remarkably decentralized as governments go, whether it be governors, Senators, or yes, even the President. Very few major things depend upon one person. In third world dictatorships, you can shoot.

    A roundtable discussion about presidential assassinations was held with authors featured in the anthology, edited by Brian Lamb, [Booknotes on American Character: People, Politics, and Conflict in. This book offers an analysis of every American presidential assassination and various attempted assassinations, examining the events surrounding each event and the people involved. The assassinations and attempted assassinations of American presidents were pivotal events that reverberated throughout the nation, even in cases where the murder Price: $

      He's also the author of Killing the President: Assassinations, Attempts and Rumored Attempts on U.S. Commanders-in-Chief. Oliver said he tackled the topic because, first, the subject matter is at the intersection of two of his favorite things—political science and criminal justice; and second, no one else had done it yet.   The prohibition on assassinations emerged out of the ugly history of U.S. plots against foreign leaders—waged directly or through local opposition groups—during the early years of Author: Robin Wright.


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