Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Column "What's Right: Summer Riots Again a Threat"

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Column "What's Right: Summer Riots Again a Threat"

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This opinion piece criticizes riots occurring during the summers in big cities, most likely referring to uprisings which occurred in 1968 following the assasination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The writer criticizes specifically "student rebels home from college and black militants." The author says that a stronger police force is needed to deal with these riots, and points towards President Nixon's and Vice President Agnew's support for law and order on the issue. Additionally, the author argues that the solution to these riots is to give people jobs, reduce welfare, and use the police to deal with riots.

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Robertson, Gary. “Summer Riots Again a Threat" The University of Richmond Collegian LVI, no. 30 (May 23rd, 1969): 1 https://collegian.richmond.edu/?a=d&d=COL19690523.2.9&srpos=12&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-

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The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

1969-05-23

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English

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Richmond (Va.)

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Robertson, Gary, “Column "What's Right: Summer Riots Again a Threat",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 21, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/3340.