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The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History - Book II, Chapters 7-11 Summary & Analysis

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Book II, Chapters 7-11 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 7 tells the reader what happened to Lowell and Macdonald after Mailer was arrested. After they were turned back by the MPs, they walked down to the speakers' rally and stayed there for the rest of the speeches. Dellinger and all the other notables, including Lowell and Macdonald, involved themselves in a teach-in to teach some of the soldiers about peace. Some of the protesters panicked and began to flee. Many people were arrested. Lowell and Macdonald were not arrested but Dellinger was. He managed to be out of prison by the evening and was present at a press conference where he claimed that the March was a victory.

Chapter 8 chronicles the rest of Saturday night. After dark, many protesters stay on the lawn and around the area. They build fires and sit around them smoking pot, making out...

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