Cinema: Anti-Personnel Weapon

In the '60s, the most castigated figure in American life was the white liberal. Maligned by youth, by blacks, and eventually by himself, the white liberal has only recently begun to counterattack. Who went South to integrate Mississippi? he asks. Who supported the Warren Court? Urban planning? Pollution control? Open housing? But whenever the liberal begins to bolster his case, along comes some damaging new weapon to support the radical credo. The latest is a destructive anti-personnel device entitled The Liberation of L.B. Jones.

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