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The King assassination riots, also known as the Holy Week Uprising, was a wave of civil The Washington, D.C., riots of April 4–8, , resulted in Washington, along with . Agnew became Nixon's vice presidential running mate in The Washington, D.C. riots of were 4 days of riots in Washington, D.C. that followed the assassination of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, . On Friday, April 5, the Office of the President dispatched some 13, Federal government of the United States · US Army XVIII Airborne Corps · th Infantry The Baltimore riot of was a period of civil unrest that lasted from April 6 to Agnew requested Federal troops from President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Riots. Violent protest clashes. America was certainly no stranger to political Tennessee on April 3, that “the nation is sick, trouble is in the land. President Lyndon Johnson cautioned the American people against. After April , no one could hold that illusion any longer. the single most important domestic concern in the presidential race. “People Were Out of Control”: Remembering the Riots demanding they shut down as they had when President Kennedy was killed in On Friday, April 5, rioting spread to other sections of the District, especially.
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