KC Johnson

Week of March 2

March 2: The Demise of the New Deal Coalition

  • Joseph Crespino, “The Best Defense Is a Good Offense: The Stennis Amendment and the Fracturing of Liberal School Desegregation Policy, 1964-1972,” Journal of Policy History
  • Kenneth O’Reilly, “The FBI and the Politics of the Riots, 1964-1968, ” Journal of American History
  • Time: articles on the Rumford Act and its aftermath

March 4: The 1968 Election

  • Dan T. Carter, “Legacy of Rage: George Wallace and the Transformation of American Politics, “ The Journal of Southern History

Nixon campaign ad:

Humphrey campaign ad:

Wallace campaign ad:

1968 presidential election:

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