- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By that I mean that Phase IV of the conflict, the botched reconstruction era, finally ended on July 2, 1964, with the signing of the Civil Rights Act.
Brian FungBrian Fung is an editorial researcher at FP. | Passport |