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Swimming Pools, Storm-troopers and Black Power

Swimming Pools, Storm-troopers and Black Power

Summer brings music festivals, and it brings violence in the backyards of American cities. The ghetto riots of last month in Chicago's infernal West Side slums may of course be described as 'one of those things', because their frequency has by now tarnished their novelty. And the death of as few as two Negroes plus several thousand dollars worth of wreckage — not to speak of some 500 wounded and jailed — may indeed look trivial compared to what the Americans are accomplishing everyday in Viet Nam....

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