The Through Survivors' Eyes: Wittgenstein and Santayana on Contingency

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On the morning of November 3, 1979, a group of black and white demonstrators were preparing to march against the Ku Klux Klan through the streets of Greensboro, North Carolina, when a caravan of Klansmen and Nazis opened fire on them. Eighty-eight seconds later, five demonstrators lay dead and ten others were wounded. Four TV stations recorded their deaths by Klan gunfire. Yet, after two criminal trials, not a single gunman spent a day in prison. Despite this outrage, the survivors won an unprecedented civil-court victory ...

The Through Survivors' Eyes: Wittgenstein and Santayana on Contingency 2003, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN

ISBN-13: 9780826514387

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