The Summer of ’68

For many of us, of a certain age and with a certain political history, the summer of 1968, especially the events surrounding the Democratic Convention in Chicago, was a key moment in our own lives.  The always-compelling OpenCulture.com has today a post with important links to the artists and writers who were caught up in those events.

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Almost fifty years now. Do those happenings have any relevance or value today? Who remembers why the Chicago Seven were tried, and what were the verdicts? Was forcing Johnson off the ticket a good thing in the long run?

 

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