The Party: The Socialist Workers Party, 1960-1988, Volume 1

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Resistance Books, 2005 - Radicalism - 354 pages
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
5
Preface
7
How I Came to Join the SWP
11
First Lessons
29
The Southern SitIns and the Founding of the YSA
35
Early Battles
41
The Cuban Revolution Changes the World
48
The Freedom Rides
54
The Assassination of Martin Luther King
188
The MayJune 1968 Revolutionary Uprising in France
191
The Prague Spring
199
Talking to the GIs
202
A Trip Around the World
204
Farrell Dobbs and the Political Committee
217
Brussels
225
The 1969 World Congress
231

Rifts in the SWP
58
The SinoSoviet Split
72
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
76
The Cuban Missile Crisis
80
Subversion in Indiana
86
The March on Washington
93
The 1963 Convention of the SWP
98
The Kennedy Assassination
105
Malcolm X
110
A Black for President
119
Leave the YSA and Become Militant Editor
124
The New Antiwar Movement
129
The Overthrow of the Algerian Revolution
139
The 1965 Convention of the SWP
142
Fidel Castro Attacks Trotskyism
151
Antiwar Sentiment Deepens
156
A Political Assassination
161
The First Black Panther Party
165
A New Stage of the Antiwar Movement
168
Big Events in World Politics
171
The Struggles Heat Up
176
The 1968 Tet Offensive in Vietnam
183
Another World Trip
236
Growth as the Radicalization Deepens
245
The 1969 Fall Antiwar Offensive
252
The Deepening Faction Fight in the International
261
May 1970 the Great Student Strike
266
New Assignments
274
Chicano Moratorium and Mass Marches for Womens Rights
277
Black September and Martial Law in Quebec
283
April 24 1971
289
A Campaign Party
296
The 1971 SWP Convention
299
The End of the War
308
Functioning as National Secretary
313
Discussion on Gay Liberation
319
The 1973 Party Convention
325
What the Radicalization Accomplished
332
Notes
337
Index of Names
340
Index of Organizations
347
Index of Events Ideas and Topics
350
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