IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- OCTOBER 16, 1968- THE CONTROVERSIAL CARLOS- SMITH HUMAN RIGHTS SALUTE ON THE OLYMPIC PODIUM AFTER 200 METRE FINAL

  It was fifty years ago today- October 16, 1968- one of the moments that the 1968 Mexico City Games is best remembered for- and its most controversial moment. In […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION ENDS- HUMPHREY/ MUSKIE IS THE DEMOCRATIC TICKET/ VIOLENCE CONTINUES OUTSIDE

It was fifty years ago today- August 29, 1968- the Democratic National Convention would end- but not before Vice President Hubert Humphrey accepted the nomination, his running mate would be […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- AUGUST 28, 1968- SEN. RIBICOFF VS MAYOR DALEY –‘GESTAPO LIKE TACTICS”

When U.S. Senator Abraham Ribicoff of Connecticut gave his nominating speech for George McGovern on the convention floor- August 28, 1968- he gave Mayor Daley of Chicago the business. The […]

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- AUGUST 27, 1968- DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION- CHICAGO- “I THINK WE’VE GOT A BUNCH OF THUGS HERE, DAN.”

It was fifty years ago today- August 27, 1968- In Chicago at the Democratic National Convention- the protests in Grant Park were peaceful but in Lincoln Park things turned violent. […]

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