Tag Archives: 1968 Democratic Convention

Michael James :
Poor whites respond to Black rebellion, plus Buffalo Gap and the Klan, 1967-’68

The summers of 1967 and ’68 were hot — real hot — and we were in the ‘guts of the ogre.’ By Michael James | The Rag Blog | March 3, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images … finish reading Michael James :
Poor whites respond to Black rebellion, plus Buffalo Gap and the Klan, 1967-’68

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Chicago 1968 : Riot Cops to Hold Reunion

Scenes from the police riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Photos from Chicago Tribune files.1968 Chicago riot cops to hold reunion ‘It’s just a get-together for guys who worked together 40 years ago,’ said Mark Donahue, president … finish reading Chicago 1968 : Riot Cops to Hold Reunion

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When I Covered My First Democratic Convention: Chicago 1968

Chicago cops brutally attack demonstrators (and journalists, and bystanders) outside Democratic Convention, 1968.‘It culminated in the crushing of Sen. Eugene McCarthy’s anti-Vietnam crusade inside the convention hall and the cracking of peacenik skulls by Mayor Richard Daley’s police in the … finish reading When I Covered My First Democratic Convention: Chicago 1968

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