The Orangeburg Massacre (Paperback)

The Orangeburg Massacre By Jack Bass, Jack Nelson, Will D. Campbell (Foreword by) Cover Image
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On the night of February 8th, 1968, officers of the law opened fire on protesting students on the campus of South Carolina State College at Orangeburg. When the shooting stopped, three young men were dead and twenty-seven other students were seriously wounded. What had begun as an attempt by peaceful young people to use the facilities of a local bowling alley had become a violent confrontation between aroused students and the coercive power of the state. This tragedy was the first of its kind on any American college campus and became known as the Orangeburg Massacre.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780865545526
ISBN-10: 0865545529
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Publication Date: February 14th, 2017
Pages: 268
Language: English