Anti-war Protest Set for 50th Anniversary of 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago

CHICAGO—(ENEWSPF)—August 17, 2018
Contacts:  Andy Thayer and Rich Whitney
Fifty years ago, growing numbers of Americans rose up against the twin evils of war and racism. Outside the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in August 1968, peaceful protestors, journalists and passersby were savagely attacked by the police under the apparent orders of Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley. Inside the convention, Party bosses crushed the hopes of peace candidates supported by the majority of Democratic primary voters.

The Chicago Committee Against War and Racism intends to commemorate . . .

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