Playlist 1968 Democratic Convention
1968 Democratic Convention
Chicago's Forgotten 'Days of Rage'Daniel Hautzinger
October 8, 2019
50 years ago, a radical chapter of Students for a Democratic Society tried to "bring the war home" in protest of America's continuing involvement in Vietnam by staging militant demonstrations in Chicago that they called the Days of Rage.
The 1969 Clash Between the Counterculture and the Establishment in a Chicago CourtroomDaniel Hautzinger
September 19, 2019
The Chicago Eight conspiracy trial pitted the counterculture of the late 1960s against the government and the establishment in an era-defining battle that featured everything from Allen Ginsberg engaging in a Hindu chant to the judge ordering a defendant to be bound and gagged.
When the Democratic Party Was Torn ApartDaniel Hautzinger
August 25, 2017
The Democratic National Convention of August, 1968, held in Chicago, was a defining moment of the Vietnam era and a watershed in American politics. What actually happened during that devastating event that pitted police against protesters and ripped apart the Democratic Party?
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