Rudolfo A. Anaya
Bless Me, Ultima
No Name in the Street
Toni Cade Bambara
"Black English," Curriculum Approaches From a Black Perspective
"The Johnson Girls," Soul Show,
NEA (television script)
Gorilla My Love
My Man Bovanne**
Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones)
Report from Part One
Good News: About the Earth
A Day Book
(prose and poetry)
Women in American Labor History 1825-1935: An Annotated Bibliography,
with Mary Jane Soltow
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)
Michael S. Harper
Photographs: Negatives; History as Apple Tree
Song: I Want a Witness**
Black Voices from Prison
Indian Man: A Life of Oliver La Farge
The Victor Dog**
Native American Oral Poetry
Like Flowers Continually Perishing
Joyce Carol Oates
Marriages and Infidelities
I am a cowboy in the boat of Ra**
"Craft Interview with Muriel Rukeyser," New York Quarterly
Ima Talken bout the Nation of Islam
The Book of Folly
Museums and Women
The Optimist's Daughter
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Break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Watergate complex.
More than twenty-four thousand U.S. military personnel remain in Vietnam.
U.S. bombs Hanoi and Haiphong.
South Vietnam rejects peace treaty.
Preliminary peace agreement reached; National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger announces that "peace is at hand".
North Vietnam launches first ground offensive since 1968.
President Nixon visits the Soviet Union.
Last U.S. ground troops leave South Vietnam, turn war over to South Vietnamese army.
U.S. bombing and mining of North Vietnamese ports.
Congress drafts an Equal Rights amendment to the Constitution and sends it to the states for ratification; amendment fails to gain passage of two-thirds of the States by 1978.
Members of the American Indian Movement(AIM) occupy the site of the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee; federal agents attack, killing two.
Richard Nixon is reelected president.
SALT I agreement approved.
Ramona Acosta Banuelos becomes U.S. Treasurer; he is the first Hispanic named to this position.
Trail of Broken Treaties protest march ends in Washington, D.C., with the occupation of the Bureau of Indian Affairs headquarters by AIM and Native American activists.
Shirley Chisholm seeks Democratic presidential nomination; first African American and first woman to do so.
Civil rights activist Angela Davis acquitted of all charges brought against her after a 1970 courtroom shooting.
President Nixon visits Moscow.
President Nixon visits China; signals the end of more than twenty years of Sino-American hostility (February 22).