By: Ehrhart, W. D. ; Franklin, H. Bruce (Foreword by)
Amherst, MA, University Of Massachusetts: 1995
Seller ID: 003580
Condition: New in New dust jacket
Between March and September 1974, as Richard Nixon's presidency unraveled on national television, Bill Ehrhart, a decorated Marine Corps sergeant and antiwar Vietnam veteran, fought to retain his merchant seaman's card after being busted for marijuana. He also had a number of other arrests, and was thrown out of New Jersey by the Maple Shade police. All occurred while the House Judiciary Committee conducted hearings on Nixon's impeachment. Busted shows an acute awareness of the ironies of these juxtapositions, as Ehrhart recounts a surreal cross-country journey in search of justice in a nation... View More...