Quotation by Linda Grant

Many of us, whether in the jungles of Asia or on the streets of Chicago, had discovered that noble causes can lead to ignoble actions and that we were capable of sacrificing honor to a sense of efficacy.
Linda Grant (b. 1949), U.S. mystery writer. Blind Trust, ch. 27 (1990).

On the generation that came of age during the Vietnam War and the movement against American involvement in it. Major anti-war demonstrations occurred, most notably in Chicago during the 1968 Democratic Convention.
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