Gilbert, Ben W. And the Washington Post Staff
Title Ten Blocks from the White House: Anatomy of the Washington Riots of 1968
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Good +
Edition First Edition
Size 8vo - 8.5 In Tall
Publisher NY Frederick A. Praeger 1968
Inscription Inscribed By Co-Author
Seller ID 009820
245 pp., with 64 pp. b&w photos. Signed by Jesse Lewis, whom Gilbert in the preface says should have been listed as a co-author. Dust jacket moderately chipped, red cloth of spine faded. Text clean. Documentary of the racial rioting that lasted three days in District of Columbia, following the assassination of Martin Luther King in Tennessee. Includes an appendix on the characteristics of those arrested in the riots. An epilogue sampled the mood of the city several months later.
Cities. Urban History. Race. Riots. Inner City. Martin Luther King.