1968: Radical Year

What’s missing from a new account of the protests and their legacy.

Once you’re past the front cover and title page of Richard Vinen’s 1968: Radical Protest and Its Enemies, you’ll find that his term of art is 68: not 1968 (shuffling along in a long line after 1926, 1953, and so on), not ’68 (with the pedantic apostrophe), but simply 68 (“iconic,” as some idiot is about to add). … more