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Title:
The role of federal military forces in domestic disorders, 1945-1992
Author:
Scheips, Paul J.
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., ], 2005.
Physical Description:
xvii, 512 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Shipping list no.: 2007-0060-P.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue. Laws governing the domestic use of troops ; Reorganization of the military departments ; Intelligence organization and procedures ; Contingency plans ; Riot control training. -- The road to Little Rock. Patterns of resistance ; A soldier-president ; Race and politics in Arkansas ; The developing crisis ; The federal response. -- Intervention at Little Rock. The Army prepares ; Casting the die ; The forces assemble ; The crisis contained ; Criticisms and legal views ; The second crisis ; The slow departure ; Epilogue. -- The road to Oxford. Freedom rides ; Tensions mount ; Final phase ; The Meredith case ; Efforts to avoid the use of force ; The tactical forces ; The president acts ; The growing crisis. -- The riot at Oxford. Military intervention ; The regulars ; Oxford in daylight ; Maintaining a military presence ; Redeployment and troubling incidents ; Reducing and rotating the force. --

Three troubled years. Birmingham: Operation Oak Tree ; Recommendations and planning ; Operation Palm Tree ; The march on Washington ; Birmingham and Tuscaloosa - again ; Other Steep Hill operations ; Voter registration ; New troubles replace old. -- Crisis in the North and West. The urban ghettos ; Tension rises ; Violence in Newark ; Taking stock ; The Detroit riot ; Federal intervention ; Deployment of federal troops ; The president acts ; The use of weapons by the National Guard ; Detroit in retrospective. -- Reflections on violence. Society and law ; The Army's role reconsidered ; Command and control ; Intelligence ; National Guard standards ; What was right with the Army ; Rebuilding the Guard ; Recommendations from the Hill ; The Army's own conclusions ; The Army's CIvil Disturbance Plan ; Intelligence planning and collection. -- The march on the Pentagon. The military and the protesters ; Plans and preparations ; The permit ; Military contingency planning ; Image and reality ; The march on the Pentagon ; Aftermath. --

The Washington riot of 1968. The government prepares ; The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. ; Washington D.C. ; The request for troops ; Troop deployment and operations ; A city in turmoil ; Logistical support ; Phasedown and withdrawal. -- The Chicago and Baltimore riots. Trouble in Chicago ; Deployment of Federal troops ; Preparing for operations ; Operations in Chicago ; Casualties, property losses, and deadly force ; The Baltimore riot ; Federal intervention ; Organization for action ; Street operations ; The riot in retrospect. -- In the wake of the riots. Assessments and responses ; A new directorate ; Resurrection City, U.S.A. ; Organizing for the future ; The national political conventions ; Dissension in the ranks. -- Antiwar demonstrations and surveillance. The inauguration ; Domestic intelligence ; The Vietnam moratoriums ; Planning at year's end ; Political surveillance uncovered ; Legal aspects: constitutional and statutory. -- The end of the cycle. From New Haven to Kent State ; Disorder continued ; Review and revision ; May Day 1971: the last Vietnam antiwar crisis ; The elections and their aftermath ; Looking ahead. --

Toward a new century. Wounded Knee ; An expanding mission ; Riots in the post-Vietnam era ; In retrospect. -- Chart. Organization of the Department of the Army, April 1963. -- Tables. March on the Pentagon casualties ; Day-to-day troop deployments, 8-10 April (0830) -- Maps. Selected sites of civil disturbances and military installations, 1957-1992 ; University of Mississippi campus, September 1962 ; Detroit riot, 25 July 1967 ; March on the Pentagon, October 1967 ; Washington riot, April 1968 ; Chicago riot, April 1968 ; Baltimore riot, April 1968.
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ISBN:
9780160723643

9780160723612
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