A bomb blast inside the U.S. Capitol. Embittered soldiers hurling back their combat medals. A mass march engulfing Washington. Twelve thousand people swept up in America’s biggest dragnet. This is the story behind the extraordinary final clash between the Vietnam antiwar movement and President Richard Nixon.

“A brilliant investigation of the tense days when war, democracy and law collided on the streets of Washington, Mayday 1971 brings it all back in vivid detail and riveting story-telling. Here is a real-life thriller that shows the strength of our society and our system, important lessons for today’s turmoil.”
—David E. Hoffman, author of The Billion Dollar Spy



“The Common Ground of the Vietnam antiwar movement.”
–Laurel Leff, author of Well Worth Saving

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A bomb blast inside the U.S. Capitol. Embittered soldiers hurling back their combat medals. A mass march engulfing Washington. Twelve thousand people swept up in America’s biggest dragnet. This is the story behind the extraordinary final clash between the Vietnam antiwar movement and President Richard Nixon.

“A brilliant investigation of the tense days when war, democracy and law collided on the streets of Washington, Mayday 1971 brings it all back in vivid detail and riveting story-telling. Here is a real-life thriller that shows the strength of our society and our system, important lessons for today’s turmoil.”
—David E. Hoffman, author of The Billion Dollar Spy

“The Common Ground of the Vietnam antiwar movement.”
–Laurel Leff, author of Well Worth Saving

LEARN MORE & PRE-ORDER NOW ►►►