Frank London Brown’s 1959 novel, which presents a powerful story of white supremacist hatred, has been selected for the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.
Despite police violence against Chicano demonstrators in Los Angeles, the movement was not deterred.
“Now the old men are folding their arms and going to sleep,” said William H. Seward while campaigning for Lincoln, “and the young men are Wide Awake.”
Intended to protect consumers from unscrupulous quackery, a nineteenth-century ban on medical advertising proved to be a double-edged sword.
A distinctly American restlessness is inspiring some to abandon the idea of a permanent home, while others are displaced by harsh realities.