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ANTI-WAR PROTESTS ON THIS DAY IN 1968

1968 Democratic Convention - HISTORY

 

On August 28, 1968, at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago,
thousands of Vietnam War protesters battle police in the streets, while
the Democratic Party falls apart over an internal disagreement concerning
its stance on Vietnam. Over the course of 24 hours, the predominant
American line of thought on the Cold War with the Soviet Union was
shattered.

How the 1968 Democratic National Convention Protests Helped Define a Decade | Teen Vogue

1968 Democratic National Convention, Chicago - Students | Britannica Kids | Homework Help

50 Years Ago: As World Watched, Chicago Police Attacked Protesters at '68 Democratic Convention - YouTube

  • 1968 Democratic Convention | History | Smithsonian Magazine

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Anti-war delegates who oppose Humphrey’s nomination at the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.

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NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT ON THIS DAY

John F. Kennedy 1960 presidential campaign - Wikipedia


In Los Angeles,
California, Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts was
nominated for the presidency by the Democratic Party
Convention on this
day in 1960, defeating Senator
Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas. The next day, 
Johnson
was named Kennedy’s running mate by a unanimous vote of the 
convention.

1960 Democratic Convention

July 13, 1960: John F. Kennedy Secures the Democratic Presidential ...

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L.B.J. WAS NOMINATED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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Lyndon B. Johnson was nominated to run for the presidency at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His running mate would be
Hubert H. Humphrey. Former Vice President Johnson had assumed the reigns
of government in November 1963 when President
John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

 

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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The Women’s Rights Convention took place in Seneca Fall, NY.
where bloomers were introduced on this day in 1848.
 

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President Clinton (center) prepares to announce his new ‘Don’t
Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy on this day in 1993.

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APOLLO 11 Goes Into Lunar Orbit Seattle Times NEWSPAPER JULY 19 1969 • 7-19-69
It was on this day in 1969.

Lunar Orbit Insertion
Representation of the Apollo 11 spacecraft entering orbit around
the moon.


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The Summer Olympics – Moscow, Soviet Union, began
on this day in1980.

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A view of the 1980 Moscow Olympics opening ceremony.

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DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION ~ 1932

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt addresses the Democratic National Convention in  
Chicago, July 2, 1932. His son James is on the right.
Roosevelt was the first 
nominee
to make an acceptance speech in person.

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