Shadowlands

Shadowlands

Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff : A Western Tale of America in Crisis

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In 2016, a group of armed, divinely inspired right-wing protestors led by Ammon Bundy occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in the high desert of eastern Oregon. Encamped in the shadowlands of the republic, insisting that the Federal government had no right to own public land, the occupiers were seen by a divided country as either dangerous extremists dressed up as cowboys, or as heroes insisting on restoring the rule of the Constitution. From the Occupation's beginnings, to the trials of the occupiers in federal court in downtown Portland and their tumultuous aftermaths, Shadowlands is the resonant, multifaceted story of one of the most dramatic flashpoints in the year that gave us Donald Trump. -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019
ISBN: 9781635571202
1635571200
Characteristics: xxi, 423 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number: 322.1 MCC

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