The War on the Bill of Rights and the Gathering Resistance

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Seven Stories Press, 2004 - History - 204 pages
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Hentoff adds fifty pages of new material for the paperback edition of his hot-selling jeremiad. It has been lauded as the clearest, strongest declaration of defiance against the Bush administration's attempted rollback of US civil liberties. Hentoff offers exclusive reporting on grassroots citizens' resistance groups and expertly summarises the latest developments, including key Supreme Court verdicts from July 2004.

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"Ever since Attorney General Ashcroft pushed the U S A PATRIOT Act through an overwhelmingly supine Congress soon after September 11, he has subverted more elements of the Bill of Rights than any ... Read full review

Contents

Why Should We Care? Its Only the Constitution
11
How We Began to Lose Our Liberties
19
A Society Under Surveillance
26
Copyright

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NAT HENTOFF, a prolific author, journalist and weekly columnist in the Village Voice, has won the National Press Foundation Award for Distinguished Contributions to Journalism, and the American Bar Association Certificate of Merit for Coverage of the Criminal Justice System, as well as the Thomas Szasz Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Cause of Civil Liberties.

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