IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY..AUGUST 28, 1968- THE DEMOCRATS NOMINATE HUBERT HUMPHREY FOR PRESIDENT

  It was fifty years ago today- August 28, 1968- at the Democratic Party National Convention in Chicago- Hubert Humphrey was selected by the delegates to be the Democratic nominee […]

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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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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY- AUGUST 26, 1968- THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION BEGINS IN CHICAGO

  It was fifty years ago today- August 22, 1968-Chicago Mayor Richard “Dick”  Daley opened the Democratic National Convention  at the International Amphitheater in Chicago, Illinois and all hell was […]

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