The Naked and the Daft
Norman Mailer's chronicle of Chicago '68 points up the pitiful state of contemporary political commentary.
Miami and the Siege of Chicago (New York Review Books Classics)
by Norman Mailer
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First time tear gas, second time robo-polls: If Karl Marx were on hand today to record the progress of our long cultural civil war, one suspects this would be the law of history he would coin to describe its bewildering phases. The novelist Norman Mailer was physically present for the tear-gas part—which is to say, at the famous "police riot" during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. His classic account