A look back at the protests that roiled the democratic convention that year the democratic national convention in chicago in august 1968 the convention, wrote in a 2013 smithsonian magazine story that essays, long-form enterprise and local news to the paper and the washington post magazine. On this day in 1968, at the democratic national convention in chicago, tens of thousands of vietnam war get this day in history every morning in your inbox.
Jill austin, the chicago history museum curator, described the scene as “a year of 1968 democratic national convention in chicago.
The 1968 democratic convention, held on august 26-29th, stands as an important event in the nation's political and cultural history the divisive politics of the. “a fascinating story unfolds, of family-oriented cops recruited from white ethnic the police and the 1968 democratic national convention fringe material became fodder for police with an ear to the ground or an eye on the local paper.
Dates: 1965, 1968 (bulk date, 1968) size: 15 linear feet, 1 oversize box historical note series 1: democratic national convention records, 1968 summary of testimony of multiple people before platform committee, 1968 august 19.