The Children’s Crusade: Creating the Student Voting Bloc Through McCarthy’s 1968 Campaign

Ashley Byrd

Abstract


The paper seeks to document the role of student campaigners in Eugene McCarthy's 1968 presidential campaign through the use of newspaper coverage and memoirs. In so doing it seeks to develop a moment in which the student voting bloc became a powerful force in American politics.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15695/vurj.v8i0.3561

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