Astor Place Riot in New York City

Class hostilities in New York City, given occasion over an actor's feud, brokr out at the Astor Place Opera House, killing twenty-two and injuring thirty-six in widespread rioting. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Roger Lax and Frederick Smith, eds., The Great Song Thesaurus (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989), 16.
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