Blood On The Tracks (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
450
Utgivningsdatum
2011-06-23
Förlag
PM Press
Medarbetare
Ellsberg, Daniel (foreword)
Illustrationer
black & white halftones, colour illustrations, figures
Dimensioner
228 x 152 x 31 mm
Vikt
771 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781604864212
Blood On The Tracks (häftad)

Blood On The Tracks

The Life and Times of S. Brian Willson

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After serving in the Vietnam War, S. Brian Willson became a radical, nonviolent peace protester and pacifist, and this memoir details the drastic governmental and social change he has spent his life fighting for. Chronicling his personal struggle with a government he believes to be unjust, Willson sheds light on the various incarnations of his protests of the U.S. government, including the refusal to pay taxes, public fasting, and, most famously, public obstruction. On September 1, 1987, Willson was run over by a U.S. government munitions train during a nonviolent blocking action in which he expected to be removed from the tracks. Providing a full look into the tragic event, Willson, who lost his legs in the incident, discusses how the subsequent publicity propelled his cause toward the national consciousness. Now, 23 years later, Willson tells his story of social injustice, nonviolent struggle, and the so-called American way of life.
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