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July 31, 2020

Brian Lehrer: A Daily Politics Podcast

Flashback Friday: How Is Today Like Mayday 1971?

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This isn't the first time a President with authoritarian tendencies has sent in federal troops to quash protest and unrest. The last time was May 1, 1971. We look at the parallels.

On Today's Show:Lawrence Roberts, investigative journalist and the author of Mayday 1971: A White House at War, a Revolt in the Streets, and the Untold History of America’s Biggest Mass Arrest (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020), talks about the anti-war protests of 1971 when President Nixon called in federal troops in D.C.

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