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Most of 14th Street is gone

J. Samuel Walker

Most of 14th Street is gone

the Washington, DC riots of 1968

by J. Samuel Walker

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Riots,
  • Poor People"s Campaign,
  • African Americans,
  • Nineteen sixty-eight, A.D.,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-177) and index.

    Other titlesMost of Fourteenth Street is gone
    StatementJ. Samuel Walker
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF200 .W235 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 185 pages
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26954563M
    ISBN 100190844795
    ISBN 109780190844790
    LC Control Number2017034091
    OCLC/WorldCa995162440

      He takes a look at the history of the neighborhoods south of 14th Street in the book: "In the mids, the Lower East Side was home to 60, Germans and Author: Ben Yakas.   The dancers were the last living link to 14th Street’s past. For all their nudity — save for a requisite garter with an efflorescence of dollar bills — they were live performers.

      Bus speeds along 14th Street are among the slowest in the nation, crawling at an average of miles per hour. Daily bus ridership along the street has fallen to .   It’s fascinating dark-side-of-Hollywood stuff after all these years. I just wonder how Tuesday feels today, now that mama is gone and the cult still glows.. Anyway, the best visual in the book.

    The boundaries of Lower Manhattan go from the south of the island to 14th Street. Midtown Manhattan: Runs from 14th Street to 59th Street (southern part of Central Park). Its most famous area, with the greatest amount of skyscrapers, begins on 33rd Street, where the legendary Empire State Building is.   On 14th Street, aboard the M14, I remembered a childhood book about a magic bus with a button on the dashboard. When someone pushed the .


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In Most of 14th Street Is Gone J. Samuel Walker provides an in-depth treatment of the causes and consequences of the riots that occurred in Washington, D.C., after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, Walker rightly takes a long view of the : Lauren Pearlman. "Samuel Walker's "Most of 14th Street Is Gone" details the tick tock of events that occurred during the Washington, DC riots of Walker painstakingly retraces the steps and missteps, of those days that sent our nation's capital up in flames 50 years ago."--Colbert I.

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14th Street, Manhattan: A Congested Thoroughfare Transformed The 14th Street busway has turned one of the city’s busiest streets into an open boulevard, and most.

By Palm Sunday, the 14th Street corridor lay in ruin. The corridor was the main artery of black Washington in those days.

DC, as it still is, was a city marred by the lingering wounds of segregation, where the physical map of your daily life was determined by the color of your skin.

"Left behind were hundreds of burned-out buildings, whole blocks that looked as though they had been bombed into oblivion." These words, written by the Washington Post's Leonard Downie Jr., do not describe a war zone but rather the nation's capita.

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