Hard Hat Riot
Backlash Forever (Review Essay)
by Gabriel Winant
Historian Gabriel Winant reviews two recent books about the past and present of reactionary white working class politics and considers whether this tendency can be overcome.
SOURCE: New York Labor History
The Hardhat Riot: Nixon, New York City, And The Dawn Of The White Working-Class Revolution (Review)
Historian Michael Koncewicz reviews a new book on the notorious "Hard Hat Riot," when a mob of construction workers and Wall Street traders attacked antiwar protesters; the incident remains a touchstone for thinking about the politics of class and the culture war.
SOURCE: Made By History at The Washington Post
The Violence at the Root of the Silent Majority
by Brian Tochterman
As a vigilante film, “Joe” inaugurated a genre that exploded onto screens in the 1970s.
SOURCE: New York Times
The Day the White Working Class Turned Republican (Review)
Clyde Haberman reviews David Paul Kuhn's "The Hardhat Riot" which proves heated social divisions--stoked and exploited by politicians--are nothing new.
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