, Volume 6, Issue 9, pp 22–29 | Cite as

Sniping—A new pattern of violence?

Sniping reports have been distorted by the press, causing misunderstanding by officials and the public
  • Terry Ann Knope


Police Official Spontaneous Combustion National Press Black Militant Civilian Casualty 


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Further Reading Suggested by the Author

  1. The Paranoid Style in American Politics and Other Essays by Richard Hofstadter (New York: Knopf, 1966). A historian looks at the receptiveness of Americans to conspiratorial theories.Google Scholar
  2. Shoot-out in Cleveland; Black Militants and the Police: July 23, 1968. A report of the Civil Violence Research Center by Louis H. Masotti and James J. Corsi (Cleveland, Ohio: Case Western Reserve University, submitted to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, May 16, 1969). This is an indepth account of the background, nature, and circumstances of the July, 1968 disorder.Google Scholar
  3. Public Information and Civil Disorders, National League of Cities, Department of Urban Studies (Washington, D.C.: July, 1968) contains recommendations concerning the activities of the news media during civil disorders.Google Scholar
  4. Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (Washington, D.C.: Government Publishing Office, 1968). Chapter 15 evaluates the media coverage of civil disorders during the Summer of 1967.Google Scholar

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© Springer 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • Terry Ann Knope
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  1. 1.Lemberg Center for the Study of ViolenceBrandeis UniversityUSA

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